Back Extension Exercises for Osteoporosis

Here are 3 back extension exercises that can help protect you from osteoporosis-related fractures.

How to Protect Your Spine When You Have Osteoporosis

Osteoporosis makes the spinal vertebrae susceptible to painful fractures. Keep your spine healthy and reduce the risk for fractures with these 4 tips.

What You Should Know About Spinal Compression Fractures

Vertebral compression fractures, also known as spinal compression fractures, can be caused by cancer or osteoporosis.

7 Back Pain Conditions That Mainly Affect Women

Women are more likely than men to have chronic pain. Check out these back pain symptoms to see if you’re experiencing something similar.

A Visual Guide to Understanding Kyphoplasty

Kyphoplasty is a surgical procedure for a spinal fracture which restores height to a vertebral body.

10 Ways to Get Calcium if You're Lactose Intolerant

Make sure you are getting the recommended dose of calcium to keep your bones strong. These non-dairy foods that are rich in calcium can make it easier.

New Features Make the Spine-Health Forums Easier to Use

The Spine-health Forums offer a great way for those with chronic conditions to interact, and now they’re better than ever.

A Grapefruit a Day to Keep Spinal Fractures Away?

Despite Americans' high consumption of dairy, osteoporosis rates are soaring. Countries that eat little to no dairy enjoy extremely low rates of osteoporosis. Could it be that a diet rich in fruits and vegetables is more important than a diet rich in dairy?

On World Osteoporosis Day, Experts Warn that Men are being Undertreated

On World Osteoporosis Day, the International Osteoporosis Foundations warns that men are being undertreated for osteoporosis.

Could My Back Pain Be Caused by a Spine Fracture?

Osteoporosis is called the "silent disease" because most people don't know they have it until the disease has really progressed. Even then, most spinal fractures are dismissed as general back pain due to aging or a muscle strain.