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Treatment for Osteoporosis

The treatment and management of osteoporosis involves lifestyle changes and medications. Although osteoporosis is highly preventable, it cannot be cured. Treatment focuses on reducing the incidence of fractures and slowing bone loss.

Treatment involves the following:

Lifestyle changesMedicationsSurgeryAlternative and Complementary Therapies

Revision Information

  • Managing and treating osteoporosis. National Osteoporosis Foundation website. Available at: Accessed July 16, 2013.

  • Osteoporosis. EBSCO DynaMed website. Available at: Updated July 15, 2013. Accessed July 16, 2013.

  • Osteoporosis overview. NIH Osteoporosis and Related Bone Diseases National Resource Center website. Available at: Accessed July 16, 2013.

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