How Long Does It Take a Humerus Fracture To Heal?
The humerus is the upper arm’s only bone. It connects the shoulder to the elbow and is strong enough that breaking it typically requires significant force. A humeral fracture can take several weeks to a few months to heal and sometimes requires surgery. Symptoms of a Broken Humerus The humerus connects the shoulder to the […]
What Is a Radial Fracture?
The radius and ulna are the two bones of the forearm that connect the elbow to the wrist. The radius is the thicker of these two bones and runs along the thumb side. Interestingly, the radius is shorter than the ulna, and it rotates when you twist your wrist so that it is always on […]
Improve Your Bone Health: Best Osteoporosis Diet and Exercises
Worldwide, 1 in 3 women and 1 in 5 men over the age of 50 are at risk for an osteoporotic fracture – and as we age, our chances of suffering from osteoporosis or an osteoporotic fracture only increase. What is Osteoporosis? According to the International Osteoporosis Foundation, “Osteoporosis, which literally means porous bone, is […]
Osteoporosis Diet: Top 5 Foods for Bone Health
As you age, maintaining a healthy, balanced diet full of nutrients is a critical part of body and bone health. Certain foods and supplements can help you prevent osteoporosis, along with a plethora of other health benefits. Boosting your diet with vitamin-rich foods will help you look and feel your best. Best Foods for Osteoporosis […]
6 Causes of Hip Pain in Athletes
Hip pain can prevent you from performing everyday activities, including your favorite sports. Athletes most often encounter hip pain when they play sports that have repetitive movements, but direct impacts or other injuries can also cause hip joint pain. We’re exploring hip pain, so you can understand the symptoms of common hip conditions and get […]
Why You Should Be Taking These 3 Supplements for Osteoporosis
Are you wondering if you are providing your body with the tools it needs to stay strong and healthy? Today we want to discuss why you should be taking these 3 vitamins for osteoporosis. As we age, a balanced diet becomes increasingly more important for health and wellness. The nutrients in food plays a large role […]
Dexa Scan: Bone Density Tests for Osteoporosis
Osteoporosis affects bone health and strength, and can lead to painful fractures, a problem most often affecting people sixty years old or older. It was difficult to identify or treat the early stages of osteoporosis prior to the development of an advanced scanning technology, Dexa scan. This scan can detect fragile bones to help you […]