Best Orthopedic doctor in Jaipur


Osteoporosis is “a systemic skeletal disease characterized by low bone mass and micro-architectural deterioration of bone tissue with a consequent increase in bone fragility and susceptibility to fracture” (WHO, 1994). Worldwide, osteoporosis is a serious public health concern, estimated to affect over 200 million people .

Approximately 30 % of hip fractures and 20 % of clinical vertebral fractures are attributed to osteoporosis. It is a ‘Silent Disease’ as the bone loss occurs without symptoms and sometimes first sign maybe fracture with trivial trauma. BMD begins to decline after third decade and is influenced by genetic and environmental factors. Osteoporosis and osteoporotic fractures increase with advancing age with loss of bone mineral density (BMD) at 1 % per year above 30 years of age. Women lose bone mass faster after menopause. 90% Indians have subnormal Vitamin-D levels.

Clearly, osteoporosis remains underdiagnosed and undertreated.

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