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why are individuals who have severe physical disabilities (non weight bearing) more prone to osteoporosis or osteopenia?

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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.
Answered on Nov 12, 2014
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