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A.C.C.E.S.S. Osteoporosis Risk Factors

“An estimated 50% of Caucasian women and 20% of Caucasian men older than 50 years will experience a fragility fracture in their lifetime.”1 Skeleton Bone is a dynamic living tissue made up of minerals (such as calcium and phosphorus) that undergo continuous remodeling through repeated cycles of bone formation and resorption of bone to keep…

‘Osteo-cise’: High-Impact Exercise & Strong Bones

Osteoporosis Low bone mass and deterioration of bone structure is a condition termed osteoporosis. This condition is commonly presented in the elderly, but should not be excused as a ‘natural part of aging’. The strength of bone is under genetic control, but can also be greatly influenced by environmental factors, such as exercise! “Osteoporosis affects…