Osteoporosis and Hip Replacement Surgery

Osteoporosis is a very common condition, affecting more than 25 million Americans. It is especially prominent in women over the age of 50, but 10 to 15 percent of men over 70 are also affected. Characterized by loss of bone density and strength, osteoporosis causes brittle, weak bones that are easily broken. The most common […]

Symptoms of Osteoporosis

Symptoms of osteoporosis are mainly consequences of bone density loss. This process; the loss of bone density, is a slow gradual process. Hence, there are no early symptoms of osteoporosis. Osteoporosis is one of the “silent thieves” that progress without you noticing their existence. While you are reading this now, if you are above 25 […]

OSTEOPOROSIS

Osteoporosis is a disease that affects bones, making them lower in density and mineral composition, and more fragile and susceptible to fractures from low impacts. The micro-architecture of the bones of osteoporosis patients changes in a way that makes it more fragile. 80% of osteoporosis patients are women, most of them are in the menopause, […]