Osteoporosis is a relatively common condition that can affect men and women of all ages but is especially common among older women. This condition is a result of the body forming too much new bone or too little. weak and brittle, making them much more susceptible to fractures and injuries. If left untreated, it can cause a number of other health issues such as kyphosis.
Symptoms of osteoporosis:
- Lower back or neck pain
- Gradual loss of height
- Stooped posture
- Subtle bone fracture
There are a number of medications and treatments for osteoporosis treatment as well as a number of preventive practices in which one can engage to ward off or lessen the symptoms of the condition. Help prevent osteoporosis by maintaining a nutritious and well-balanced diet. Make sure intake calcium-rich foods to help strengthen your bones such as yogurt, cheese, milk, greens, seafood, and fruit. In addition, you can help prevent and ease your pain from osteoporosis by exercising. To reduce bone loss, it is recommended to do exercises such as running, walking, aerobics, weightlifting, etc.
There many supports for stabilizing the spine to minimize the risk of fractures and to ease thoracolumbar back pain or stiffness associated with osteoporosis. We recommend our TLSO spinal brace to help treat osteoporosis. It’s the perfect brace for this condition because it helps to take the extra burden off of the muscles of your back. With it's durable but soft material; it makes the comfortable and ideal option to help ease your pain from osteoporosis.