A 21-year-old member asked:
I have been clumsy all my life, tripping and falling down a lot. now that i have osteoporosis, im worried about breaking a bone when i fall. what can i do to improve my poor balance?
1 doctor answer • 13 doctors weighed in
Specializes in Endocrinology
Many things: Make sure your osteoporosis is adequately treated. Make sure your calcium and vitamin d level is normal. Supplement if necessary. Remove house hazards that can make you fall: maintain adequate lighting around the house, remove clutters that can make you trip around the house, remove movable carpets/rugs. Install fall guards and handles in bathroom/bathtubs.
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Last updated Nov 25, 2013
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