Osteoporosis

Updated 09 July 2014

What if I break my spine or my hip?

While everything is done to prevent fractures, they still happen.

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While everything is done to prevent fractures, they still happen. They can result in pain, deformity, postural changes, disability, physical deterioration due to inactivity and changes in self-image. Hip fractures are costly and clinically serious. There is medication available that will reduce the pain of hip fractures. Regular medical attention is a necessity.

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