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Osteoporosis Hips Running Safe Exercise
Maybe: A very important question is why do you have severe osteoporosis at such a young age and what can be done about it. There are new developments in osteoporosis treatment including a new understanding regarding vitamin d deficiency, and newer medications for building bone (forteo). Osteoporosis and running will require a fine balance. You are at increased risk of stress fx or pathologic fx. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Currently it is better to think of osteoporosis as a condition where the bone is weakened, and can be managed or treated rather than cured. This is usually performed by dietary modifications, ingestion of supplemental calcium, vitamin d and a class of agents notice the bisphosphonates. These are usually delivered via oral or intramuscular injection on a weekly or monthly ...Read more
Is light running acceptable to start if I am an otherwise healthy 54 year old female with osteoporosis? I worry mainly about causing spinal problems.
Depends: That frustrating comment that many exercise shows and most exercise programs say ' please see your doctor prior to beginning any exercise routine' is so true. It would be hard to answer your question without knowing your health status, the extent of your osteoporosis, and other pertinent factors about you. Please ask your doctor what would be safe for you to do. ...Read more
I am having extream hip pain . I am only 16 and resently I have been diagnosed with osteoporosis. What could be causing my hip pain?
Unlikely: Your are kind of young for hip pain related to osteoporosis. I would be more concerned about avascular necrosis of the hip which typically effects young people and athletes. A high lumbar disc herniation eg l12/l23 can give hip pain. Mri of the hip and lumbar spine would be a starting point for the work up. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have osteoporosis in my hip, been diagnost. I like to walk at least three miles a day, but for the past few months, I have pain after my walk.
Yes: Osteoporosis affects all of the bones in the body. The areas that are affected more are the areas prone to breaking and areas that hold the most weight. The hip and the wrist are prone to breaking, so they are often involved in osteoporosis injuries. The spine holds the most weight, so they can fracture or collapse even without a fall or accident. The shoulder sees less weight and is less injured. ...Read more
Male 30, diagnosed with osteoporosis. Started ibandronic acid 150 mg tab yesterday. Have back, left hip pain from midnight. Can't waIk. Is it normal?
My husband is 33 years old and was told he has osteoporosis in his hip, his number was 2.54. What could be causing this? Any natural treatments?
Osteoporosis : Premature osteoporosis could occur as a result of disorder of calcium metabolism, poor vitamin d levels, low sun exposure, thyroid and parathyroid disorder, inactivity, certain medications, genetics, caucasian or asian decent. Smoking and alcohol use. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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