Osteoporosis is a disease characterized by low bone mass and deterioration of bone tissue. This leads to increased bone fragility and risk of fracture, particularly of the hip, spine and wrist. There are no symptoms, no aches, no pains; just a sudden fracture from what seemed liked incidental contact. Continue reading
Approximately 1.4 million Canadians, including one in four women and one in eight men aged 50 and older suffer from osteoporosis, the bone-thinning disease that increases the risk of fractures, particularly of the hip, spine and wrist.
The major… Continue reading