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can osteoporosis or osteopenia cause severe joint pain

A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Angus Worthing
17 years experience Internal Medicine
No: These conditions are painless, unless they lead to a bone fracture (commonly in the middle of the back vertebrae, or after a fall on the wrist, hip, ... Read More
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Dr. John Goldman
54 years experience Rheumatology
No: The risk of osteoporosis is fracture. There is loss of bone density, impairment of bone integrity and strength. Loss of structural support and thu ... Read More

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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rowlin Lichter
71 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Preventing soft bone: Bones are a living changing structure and respond to stress. Stress them to keep them strong. The answer is simple and often not followed: exercise da ... Read More
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Dr. Bernard Bach Jr
41 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Prevention.: Keep your weight down, good posture, and stay fit with a comprehensive stretching and strengthening program for the rest of your life.
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Angus Worthing
17 years experience Internal Medicine
Yes: Osteopenia or osteoporosis can cause vertebral compression fractures, which can be spontaneous. Also, trauma can cause these fractures.
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Dr. PHILIP WALLER
32 years experience Rheumatology
Yes: Osteoporosis by definition is further bone loss as compared to osteopenia. A patient's fracture risk would be higher with osteoporosis then osteopenia ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Anatoly Belilovsky
34 years experience Pediatrics
Yes.: That is the most common cause.
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A 53-year-old female asked:
Dr. Joel Pranikoff
33 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
No: Tamoxifen is a selective estrogen receptor modulator (serm) that is used to treat/prevent breast cancer. Evista (raloxifene) is also a serm and it is ... Read More
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A 53-year-old female asked:
Dr. Anna Flor Salcedo
22 years experience Internal Medicine
See below: It has been said. That strontium can increase bone density test, but this may appear more impressive than it really is because strontium in bone can a ... Read More
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Derrick Lonsdale
72 years experience Preventive Medicine
No wonder: The vitamin d3 level should be between 60 and 80 and as a supplement should be taken with a well rounded multivitamin and vitamin k. He may need as mu ... Read More
A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ronald Oberman
30 years experience Podiatry
If don't use it ....: Lack of force applied to bone over time causes loss of mass and strength: simular to muscle.
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Frederick Singer
57 years experience Endocrinology
Yes: A spinal compression fracture can occur with either osteoporosis or osteopenia but is much more common with osteoporosis.
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Chad Boomershine
18 years experience Rheumatology
Exercise and vit D: Weight-bearing exercises will help strengthen your bones. Calcium and vitamin d supplements also help-i recommend a blood test for vitamin d (25 hydro ... Read More
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