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    Medical Reference Related to Osteoporosis

    1. Bone Density Scan

      The bone density scan helps diagnose osteoporosis and osteopenia by assessing your risk for fractures. WebMD explains.

    2. Strontium Treatment for Osteoporosis

      The benefits and effects of strontium treatment for osteoporosis and bone health.

    3. Osteoporosis Pain

      WebMD examines drug and nondrug treatments to relieve the pain of osteoporosis.

    4. Understanding Osteoporosis - Prevention

      Want to learn more about osteoporosis prevention? WebMD provides in-depth information about reducing risk factors for the bone-thinning disease.

    5. Osteoporosis Treatments

      WebMD looks at various preventive measures and treatments for osteoporosis.

    6. Osteopenia Treatment

      WebMD explains osteopenia, including medications and lifestyle changes to treat and prevent the bone-thinning condition.

    7. Forteo for Osteoporosis

      Forteo (teriparatide) is the only FDA-approved osteoporosis medication that builds bone. WebMD takes a quick look at this drug.

    8. 10 Osteoporosis Questions to Ask Your Doctor

      WebMD helps you with questions to ask your doctor about preventing and treating osteoporosis.

    9. Osteoporosis - Topic Overview

      In older adults,hip fractures are usually caused by a fall. Even a slight fall can sometimes cause a fracture in a weakened hipbone. Children and young adults are more likely to break a hip because of a bike or car accident or a sports injury. Falls cause more fractures-including hip fractures-as people age because,starting at about age 30,bone begins to be reabsorbed by the body faster ...

    10. Hip Fracture Repair (Hip Pinning)

      Surgery is usually the best treatment for a broken (fractured) hip. Two types of surgery are used. Internal fixation. Internal fixation involves stabilizing broken bones with surgical screws,nails,rods,or plates. This type of surgery is usually for people who have fractures in which the bones can be properly aligned. This may also be called "hip pinning." Hip replacement surgery ...

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