OSTEOPOROSIS

OSTEOPOROSIS

‘Some people get all the breaks.’ ‘Get well soon’ card What is osteoporosis? Osteoporosis is the loss of calcium from bone with consequent fragility and increased risk of fracture. Our bones reach peak strength in our late teens/early twenties. After that it is all...
EXERCISE AND OSTEOPOROSIS

EXERCISE AND OSTEOPOROSIS

What is osteoporosis? Osteoporosis is the process of loss of calcium from bone with consequent fragility and increased risk of fracture. We start to lose bone strength from the age of about 35 and the loss continues throughout life but becomes more rapid in women...