Recently, Osteoporosis Australia in collaboration with the Royal Australian College of General Practitioners (RACGP) released new clinical guidelines for GPs. Both Osteoporosis Australia and the RACGP are confident that the new guidelines will assist general practitioners to improve the bone health of Australian patients. The new guidelines were developed over 2 years by an expert […]
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At Know Your Bones we want you to enjoy your breaks – those much anticipated, once in a lifetime long haul escapes, the discovery adventures across our continent and the short weekend breaks to a favourite destination to recharge and relax. We want you to enjoy each and every holiday break and avoid the bone […]
Although women are more at risk of developing osteoporosis, 30% of all fractures in people over the age of 50 actually occur in men. Around 250,000 men in Australia have osteoporosis and this number is increasing. Like women, there are a number of preventative measures men can take to decrease their risk of developing osteoporosis. […]
Have you noticed that either you or someone you know seems to be getting shorter? It’s just not just your eyesight! Although loss of height commonly occurs with ageing, a significant loss of height may also be an indicator of osteoporosis. While it may not be obvious at first, any loss greater than 3cm should […]