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Osteoporosys , BMD prob

He is suffering from osteoporosys , it was diagnose 2 years back , he has undergone a bmd test and few other test , after that he is regularly having itamin d supplement , D gain every week and he is regularly taking vitamins like vitamin k2, b2 etc .medicines he is taking 2 medicines twice a day : Osteo K2 Microcobol Viva prior to that he has taken few pain killers in the beginning but now he has stopped taking pain killers for last 1 year . He has 30-40 % relief but problem remains quite same , as pain in bones and muscles. he even faces problems in going up and going down the stairs .A part from that 2 years back he used to feel pain in the body if any bump comes while sitting in the car/bus/tampo etc. but that problem has been reduced upto maximum , but his problem of facing pain pain in bones and muscles , remains quite same . What to do , please help . Thank You
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Dr. P.V.S.Ganesh Hyderabad | Physiotherapist
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osteoporosis leads to reduced bone production and increases bone resorption or destruction. as the decrease in bone production continues it starts to hamper bone capacity to handle external loads or stress upto a point where you experience inability to handle your own body weight.for example standing,walking,carrying any objects in hand or shoulder will tend to cause pain muscle cramps ,fatigue ,etc. the best solution in handling this problem is to promote bone strength and production by simple controlled weight bearing aerobic exercise,modification of life style,use support devices,avoiding stressfull activity ,exposure to morning sun for vit d production,regular intake of calcium and vit d
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Dr. Chethan R S Bangalore | General Physician
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Osteoporosis is a disease characterized by low bone mass and loss of bone tissue that may lead to weak and fragile bones....If you have osteoporosis, you have an increased risk for fractured bones particularly in the hip, spine, and wrist.....This condition is most commonly seen in womens.... Treatment for osteoporosis focuses on slowing down or stopping the mineral loss, increasing bone density, preventing bone fractures, and controlling the pain associated with the disease..... With adequate treatment, the progression of osteoporosis can be slowed...
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