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.

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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.

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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.

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Treatment of Fractures

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

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