Osteoporosis is a condition in which bones become weak and fragile which leads to frequent broken bones and joint pain.many people have no symptoms until they have a fractured bone.if left untreated can have a profound impact on day to day life.No cure for osteoporosis but you can slow down or stop its progress. low calcium diet, lack of exercises, heredity, menopause, smoking, prolonged use of MEDICINE. These are few causes of osteoporosis.
DIAGNOSIS CAN be done by BONE DENSITY TEST
To prevent osteoporosis you can get calcium and vitamin D from your diet, supplements or both. Milk, yoghurt, cheese, green leafy vegetables, almonds.
How can physiotherapy help with OSTEOPOROSIS?
- Physiotherapy can help you strengthen your bones as well as your muscles.it can prevent bone thinning, reduce falls and help you manage any pain.
- walking, low impact aerobics, flexibility exercises to improve physical function, postural and balance training to reduce the risk of falls.
- proper diet n physical training helps you in managing osteosteoporosis.