Spine density exercises
HeronNSa day ago
Simple exercises to maintain bone density, and improve it.
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Anyone for pole dancing?!
Met00a day ago
In the Spring edition of Osteoporosis News there's an article about a 67 year old who took up pole dancing when she was diagnosed with osteo...
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Hi i have osteoporosis and osteoarthritis in so much pain i feel as though im getting worse so gp is sending me for yet another scan mri hel
Angiemacma day ago
Gp mentioned the nerves
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What are members who took Strontium Ranelate, now taking instead?
LynneH-192 days ago
I’ve been a member of the NOS since breaking both wrists in 2010. I was a regular forum poster until it closed down, so I’ve lost touch wit...
Exercise DVD and K2 recommendations please
Carol-P4 days agoPOPULAR
I was just wondering whether anyone can recommend a good DVD of exercises for people with Osteoporosis? I bought a book by Margaret Martin...
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Timothy01725 days ago
I’ve now seen an OP consultant privately- he has been practising and lecturing etc for over 30 years and was once Chairman of the NOS. I hop...
Risedronate sodium - Muscle pain
buddyholly6 days ago
I have been taking the above drug for 10 months, and after 7 months started to get muscle pain in my leg and hip area. I’m just wondering ...
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Bone Density Test
Jarme6 days ago
Hi everyone! I was wondering when you have the bone density test ,you have to lay with your legs flat on the table and there is no way I can...
lilita7 days ago
I'm new here and my t-score for lumbar spine is -5.4. Doc very concerned, referred me to endocrinologist who wants me to take daily sub cut...
Maybe the answer is to not start denosumab?
HeronNS7 days ago
Seems to be virtually impossible to safely discontinue denosumab after starting it. Maybe the solution is to not start it in the first plac...
STOPPING HAVING PROLIA INFUSIONS
Trisha467 days ago
Well, had my first two infusions during 2017 but have now had to come off this drug. I appeared to have no side effects imm...
delythe8 days agoPOPULAR
I’ve lost 4cm in height! Gone from 5ft 6 to 5ft 2.5!!
Gemini718 days agoPOPULAR
Morning All,I have to see my Osteoperosis nurse tomorrow and after 5yrs having the Prolia injections twice yearly ,she sent me for a scan Ja...
difficulty in rising and climbing stairs (risedronate)
angie269 days ago
I have stopped the Risedronate now and hoping that the aches and pains lessen, it was becoming quite severe. I asked my doctor would it be...
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k_J539 days agoPOPULAR
Osteoporosis for 14 years
Despite medication it has become more severe causing severe fractures
How to increase bone density
Met0016 days ago
I found this on the NHS website today, more anecdotal evidence that it's possible to increase bone density through suitable diet, exercise a...
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Possible Northampton support group
Met0018 days ago
We're hoping to set up an Osteoporosis support group in Northampton this year, a couple of us are meeting with a lady from the National Oste...
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Side effects of Denosunab
Mair194918 days ago
Having suffered three spinal fractures due to Osteoporosis my Doctor suggested i have the Denosunab Injection every 6 months and I was due ...
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difficulty in rising from sitting position and walking up and down stairs
angie2619 days ago
Hi I have Osteopenia and 3 fractures in my spine I was initially on AA but due to my hiatius hernia my doc changed this to risedronate, that...
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Becoming a vegetarian
60sSarah19 days ago
Hi, I hope you are all safe and warm! I have posted this week about my broken ankle and I am very aware that I need to look after myself bet...
Prednisolone and bones
Lilact20 days ago
Hi all is anyone on prednisolone and have osteoporosis
I am on 7.5 mg just wondering how it may be effecting my bones??
Broken ankle, should I be concerned?
60sSarah22 days ago
Hi, I have kind of neglected my health, I was diagnosed with osteoporosis in my lower back in 2009 at the age of 38 and given calcium tablet...
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Calcium fortified foods etc
Justme13a month ago
Having read that calcium citrate is better than calcium carbonate for supplements, anyone have an opinion on the type of calcium added ...
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Can I improve my osteoporosis in my back
Lindaakposa month ago
I am only 61 yrs old and just found out that my osteoporosis has worsened. My t score is T-3.8. How can I improve this score with what kind ...
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The Whole Body Approach interview - Irma Jennings and Dr Keith McCormick
Lynndeba month ago
I've just watched some interviews with Dr Keith McCormick, which I found very interesting, but the short series is online on...
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Improve spine t-score? have you managed it?
Gloria21a month ago
Has anyone increased their spine t-score through exercise? My mum improved her hip t- score (-1.1) back upto 0. But her spine has drifted d...
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Calcium and supplements
When I was diagnosed last July I only received my dexa and letter through the post. ‘Lifestyle recommendations ‘ - none. Just offered A...
Update on my Osteoporosis
Kaz1607a month agoPOPULAR
Hi everyone, although this is only my second post, I do keep an eye on the weekly emails. I just thought I would share my experience of my o...
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Got my results, should I start meds or try to improve with exercise?
Nanaedakea month agoPOPULAR
Total T score of spine L1 to L4 is -2.3
L4 - 2.4
L1 and L2 are - 1.7
Femoral neck, normal
Total hip, normal
FRAX interpretation hig...
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Osteorenniea month ago
Just wanted to say Hi and introduce myself. I was diagnosed with osteoporosis in my spine and osteopenia in my hips 8 years ago following a...
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