Posts Tagged: osteoporosis

6 Exercises to Increase Bone Health

While most people don’t consider bone health to be a core reason to work out, the fact is our bones play a large role in our ability to live an active and independent lifestyle, and exercising them can be vastly beneficial when it comes to maintaining their strength.  Whats more, research has shown that by… Read more »

Are You a Candidate for Subchondroplasty?

When your bones experience continuous wear and tear, they can develop stress fractures or bone marrow edema (also referred to as bone bruises or chronic bone marrow lesions). This is quite common in older adults; specifically women and can cause pain as well as physical limitations. A new joint preserving procedure called Subchondroplasty, provided by… Read more »

Healthy Bones: Osteoporosis

This month we are focusing on bone health. Unless you have recently sustained an injury to your bones, then it’s unlikely you’ve been putting much thought into their health. Since we can’t see our bones, it is much more difficult to remain aware and alert to their needs. For example, osteoporosis, which is a condition… Read more »

Why is vitamin D good for you?

Vitamin D is an important vitamin for your body. This fat-soluble vitamin is found in fish oils and liver, and is sometimes added to foods as a supplement. You can also get vitamin D from exposure to the sun. There are many reasons why vitamin D is good for you. Here are 7 of them:… Read more »

10 Facts About Bone Loss You Should Know

Osteoporosis can be a painful and debilitating disease. Back pain, decreased height, and a change in posture are just a few of the signs and symptoms of weakened bones and bone loss. Learning more about preventing osteoporosis is an especially important part of healthy aging. Follow along for some important information about osteoporosis from an orthopedic… Read more »

Kentucky orthopedic Dr. Stacie Grossfeld discusses Osteoporosis Prevention

Kentucky orthopedic gives info about Osteoporosis Prevention May is National Osteoporosis Awareness Month. Around 9 million U.S. adults have osteoporosis and about 48 million are suffering from low bone mass, based on the latest research presented at the National Osteoporosis Foundation’s Annual Meeting in Chicago. Kentucky orthopedic Dr. Stacie Grossfeld notes that suggestions to lower your risk… Read more »