Why Is Bone Health So Under Threat as We Grow Older?

Although bones may seem to be quite solid, inside they are quite soft, much like a honeycomb. We should note the fact that bone tissues are actually broken down and then rebuilt mostly all the time. But as time goes by, we start losing more bones than we build and...

Foods That Promote Bone Health

As you age, you might notice that your bones and joints become more brittle. You could be more prone to fractures, and you might have even broken your leg or suffered a compression fracture from something that didn’t used to cause you any problems in the past. Such...

Is Kyphoplasty for Compression Fracture Painful to Get?

Patients suffering from osteoporosis are prone to fractures of the spine or vertebral body. Usually, in the case of osteoporosis, the anterior part of the vertebral body gets fractured, decreasing the height of the vertebra. Annually, in the U.S., there are about...