Articles tagged with: fractures
Osteoporosis has been dubbed ‘the silent killer’ because so few signs are visible. A report issued by the International Osteoporosis Foundation (IOF) calls for more attention to be paid to recognise the signs of such fractures by doctors.
With osteoporosis your bones become fragile and brittle and so are easily broken. As more severe bone loss occurs, then even minor accidents can result in fractures, most frequently in the spine, wrist, hip and pelvis.