Category Archives: osteoporosis

Why a Physiatrist Offers the Best Rehabilitative Course

Korean Memorial, Washington DC The practice of physiatry is approximately 50 years old.  So how is it many pain and immobility challenged patients have never heard of this medical specialty?     Good question, I guess it’s possible this specialty could be considered the gold standard of rehabilitative medical treatment.  And available to pain and immobility suffers once other medical treatment has been exhausted.     If you don’t already know about the discipline of physiatry, I (more…)

How Does One Deal With Osteoporosis Onset

Question & Answer “Osteoporosis Onset” Q.  Last year my mother was cleaning the house and slipped on a door mat and fell.  Unfortunately, she fractured her hip and had to be immobilized for awhile to allow healing.  The doctor diagnosed her with the beginning onset of osteoporosis.  Although I don’t consider my mother elderly at 64 years of age, I guess it is quite common for women to receive this type of diagnosis.  Is their (more…)