Early Detection is the Best Prevention
More women die from osteoporosis related fractures than from cancers of the breast, ovaries & uterus combined!
Men over 50 are at a greater risk of an osteoporosis related fracture than from developing prostate cancer!
Optimal bone health leads to optimal quality of life!
Talk to your doctor about your risk factors for osteoporosis and get your bone density scan!
Did you know…
Wrist fractures: Almost 40% of women past menopause will fracture a bone
Compression fractures in the spine: 1 in 2 women & 1 in 4 men over age 50 will fracture due to osteoporosis
Hip fracture: About 34% of men & 20% of women will die within one year of a hip fracture & 75% will suffer permanent disability
Be good to your bones, you need them for life!