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Osteoporosis

November is osteoporosis month.

  • Osteoporosis is a disease that thins and weakens bones, decreasing bone strength and increasing the risk of fracture
  • Affects people at any age, but most common among Canadians 50+ years old
  • The most common places of fracture from Osteoporosis are the wrist, spine, hip, and shoulder
  • Fractures from osteoporosis are more common than heart attack, stroke and breast cancer combined

 Normal Bone vs. Weak Bone

For more information on prevention, treatment, and support for patients with Osteoporosis click here.