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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
I have osteoporosis and wanted to get a chiopractic consultation to restore movement function in my hips. Would it be safe to see a chiropractor?
Osteoporosis: If you have osteoporosis at age 34 you MUST see a specialist who will treat your osteoporosis. That does not stop you from a Chiropractic consultation that will help you control any problems regarding osteoporosis. Osteoporosis care comes first. Please let me know how things are going. ...Read more
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
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.
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?
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
Exercise Or Physical Activity (Definition)
Exercise is a physical activity that is completed to maintain or improve health. Benefits of exercise include weight maintenance, improving mood, increasing energy, preventing or controlling chronic diseases, promoting better sleeping, and improving sex life and libido. ...Read more
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