Though osteoporosis is a condition without pain or obvious symptoms, it’s a condition that can ultimately become debilitating for sufferers. People with osteoporosis have low bone density and are therefore more susceptible to bone breakages and fractures. Spinal fractures can lead to changes in posture, loss of height over time and physical pain. Experienced practitioners at Melbourne Natural Medicine Clinic can provide treatment options to help improve bone density and aim to alleviate the problems that come with the condition.
There are numerous risk factors that can increase a person’s chance of developing osteoporosis. They can include:
Unfortunately, women are at greater chance of developing osteoporosis than men, as are people with a family history of osteoporosis. However, with the right guidance, you can reduce the likelihood of developing the condition or exacerbating any existing factors.
Changing some of your lifestyle choices can reduce the likelihood of developing osteoporosis. Beneficial changes include:
MNMC offers osteoporosis therapy as a means of managing the condition. With the help of a qualified practitioner, we can assist you with management strategies to keep condition related problems to a minimum. These strategies might include:
With osteoporosis management strategies in place, it’s possible to continue living your best life. If you’d like to speak to us about osteoporosis, give Melbourne Natural Medicine Clinic a call today on (03) 9686 2566, or complete our online enquiry form.