According to the International Osteoporosis Foundation, there are approximately 8.9 million fractures every single year due to weakened bones from osteoporosis. This adds up to roughly one fracture every three seconds. Women start to be at a higher risk for developing osteoporosis starting at age 45 to 55, and men range between 45 and 50. This age is…

Over 54 million adults in the United States who have arthritis or an arthritis-related condition. This works out to around 23% of the population. Unfortunately, there isn’t one concrete way to prevent arthritis. But, while you may not be able to prevent it completely, there are things you can do to reduce your risk of…

The statistics are staggering. Osteoarthritis (wear and tear on the knee that gradually tears down the cartilage), is effecting an estimated 10 million Americans, making it one of the main causes of disability in the United States. The most common cause is obesity, and as a result, Americans over the age of 50 will together…

Q: Dr. Roger, thank you for helping me get back on my feet after my broken hip last year. I am back to doing my usual activities, but I am afraid of falling again. What is the best way for me to prevent another fall and hip fracture? A: We naturally become more prone to…

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