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Osteoporosis - What it is

Osteoporosis is a common condition that results in low bone mass. This means that bones become abnormally weak and prone to fractures. Fractures may occur after a minor fall, or even without any trauma. 

Fractures, or breaking a bone, is a serious complication of osteoporosis. Fractures related to osteoporosis are most likely to occur in the hip, spine or wrist, but other bones may also be affected. Fractures are serious because they lead to pain and limited movement. 20% of elderly people who break a hip die within one year.  

Thankfully, there are ways to prevent osteoporosis. There are also ways to treat osteoporosis after, or even before sustaining a fracture.

Osteoporosis - Preparing for surgery

Osteoporosis - Post-surgery care

Osteoporosis - Other Information

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