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What Is The Difference Between Osteoporosis And Osteoarthritis?

By |2016-11-03T08:32:51-07:00July 23rd, 2014|Categories: Inside Nevada Pain|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Osteoporosis and osteoarthritis are 2 bone conditions, but that is where most similarities end. In combination with the root word “osteo,” meaning “bone,” the other parts of their names give hints as to their different characteristics. Porosis = Pores Osteoporosis is a deteriorating bone condition. Bone is living tissue that [...]

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Back Pain Due to Osteoporosis

By |2017-09-29T13:27:11-07:00February 27th, 2014|Categories: Inside Nevada Pain|Tags: , , , , |

Osteoporosis, a degenerative disease of the bones, can cause many health issues. Since this condition leads to brittle bones, the risks of fracturing bones are greater, especially those in the spine or hips. According to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, half of all women and a quarter of all [...]

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All Osteoporosis Fractures Represent Mortality Risk

By |2016-11-03T08:39:33-07:00January 29th, 2014|Categories: Inside Nevada Pain|Tags: , , |

Osteoporosis, a bone disease that affects almost 44 million people in the U.S., is a wide-scale health problem with many repercussions for public health. With osteoporosis, the bones themselves weaken through decreased mineralization. This can lead to weak and brittle bones that can fracture from falls, bumps, or even small [...]

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