Same week appointments usually available. Call to schedule an appointment.

Phone

P. 610-734-0790
F. 610-352-1015

       

ADDRESS

Riddle Health Memorial Hospital
1068 W Baltimore Pike, HCC II Suite 2302
Media, PA 19063

Osteoporosis

Understanding Osteoporosis

Osteoporosis is a silent disease defined by a decrease in bone mass resulting in an increased risk of fracture. A bone density scan (dexa) defines the T score and categorizes the need for treatment. More women are affected than men. Hip and spine fractures are complications if the disease is not treated. With appropriate tailored treatment for each individual, the risk of fracture can be significantly reduced.

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