BBJ - Osteoporosis

How is Osteoporosis Investigated

Ideally osteoporosis should be diagnosed in patients who are at risk before it becomes severe, and before it causes a fracture.

Bone Density Scans in Osteoporosis

Having assessed your risk of osteoporosis your doctor may arrange for you to have a bone density scan to assess bone mineral density.

Osteoporosis - Prevention of Fractures

Prevention strategies to limit the risk of falling, using lifestyle measures and medication to strengthen bones and treating fractures when they do occur.

Treatment of Fractures

All fractures will be referred to a specialist Trauma and Orthopaedic Surgery team to decide upon the best management.