Bone Health

Bone and joint conditions are the most common cause of chronic pain and physical disability worldwide, affecting hundreds of millions of people. In fact, in the USA, more than half of those over the age of 18, are affected by bone and joint conditons, and one in three adults suffer from some form of chronic joint pain. As we age, our bodies undergo many changes. Muscle size and bone density tend to decrease, and aches and pains tend to increase. Learn more about the most common bone and joint disorders so that you can stay maintain mobiity, balance, and functionality:

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Osteoartrhritis

Who Needs a Knee Replacement?

Posted by Jane Farrell

Knee replacement is an operation that involves removing parts of one’s natural knee joint and replacing them with artificial ones. Knee replacement is the most common joint replacement surgery. The … Read More→

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Osteoporosis

Fewer Osteoporosis Tests?

Posted by Sondra Forsyth

Post-menopausal women who have normal bone density don’t need another bone mass density (BMD) test until they’re 65, according to a new study. The research, based on the Women’s Health … Read More→

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Osteoporosis

A New Remedy for Osteoporosis?

Posted by Jane Farrell

A newly developed dietary supplement is better than calcium and vitamin D in supporting bone health, according to researchers from Florida State University. The investigators examined the dietary supplement KoACT®, … Read More→