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Musculoskeletal System

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Arthritis and Other Rheumatic Diseases: Arthritis, in General | Specific Types of Arthritis and Other Rheumatic Diseases

Other Musculoskeletal Diseases: Bone Diseases | Bursitis | Cartilage Diseases | Muscular Dystrophy | Tendinitis | Other Muscle Diseases

Disorders of the: Ankle | Arm | Elbow | Foot | Hand | Hip | Knee | Leg | Shoulder | Spine (Neck and Back) | Wrist

Other Topics: General Musculoskeletal | Anatomy | Diagnostic Procedures | Surgery


Osteoporosis

(Jump to: General Information | Diagnosis | Find a Doctor | Osteopenia | Osteoporosis in Children | Osteoporosis in Men | Prevention and Treatment )


General Information
About Osteoporosis:National Osteoporosis Foundation (NOF)
Osteoporosis:MedlinePlus


Osteopenia
Osteopenia:NOF


Find a Doctor
For People With Osteoporosis: How to Find a Doctor:NIAMS
Find a Healthcare Professional:NOF


Osteoporosis in Children
Juvenile Osteoporosis:NIAMS
Kids and Their Bones: A Guide for Parents:NIAMS


Osteoporosis in Men
Osteoporosis in Men:NIAMS
What Men Need to Know:NOF


Diagnosis of Osteoporosis
Bone Density Scan (DEXA):RadiologyInfo
Bone Mass Measurement: What the Numbers Mean:NIAMS


Prevention and Treatment of Osteoporosis
Overview
Osteoporosis Prevention and Treatment:UpToDate Patient Information
Nutrition
Calcium and Vitamin D: Important at Every Age:NIAMS
Calcium and Vitamin D for Bone Health:UpToDate Patient Information
Exercise
Exercise for Your Bone Health:NIAMS
Exercising With Osteoporosis: Stay Active the Safe Way:Mayo Clinic
Medications
Types of Osteoporosis Medicines:NOF
See also Dental and Oral Health, Osteonecrosis of the Jaw
Statins and Bone Health:AAOS


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