Osteoporosis is a condition in which there is a loss of bone mass and destruction of bone tissue. This process weakens the skeleton and can result in fractures, most often in the spine, wrist, hip and knee. Osteoporosis is most prevalent in postmenopausal women, but it can also affect men and younger women.
Sharp's orthopedics team provides a variety of treatment options for patients with osteoporosis. Sharp uses advanced bone density testing machines to identify patients with osteoporosis or those at risk of developing the condition.
Most patients with osteoporosis manage with medicine and regular monitoring by their physician.
For those who need additional care, Sharp-affiliated orthopedic surgeons also perform surgical procedures that help strengthen bone structure and reduce pain:
What sets our program apart from the rest?
- Bone density tests available onsite and in the community
- Latest technological advances in minimally invasive surgical procedures for treating osteoporotic spine fractures
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"It is my mission to provide the highest care to my patients and set the standard of orthopedic care in our community."
"As a Sharp physician, I provide the highest quality of musculoskeletal care one person at a time."
"The Sharp Experience means understanding and maximizing every one-on-one personal interaction."
"I work closely with every patient to ensure that they reach the best outcome possible."
"I am committed to providing patients with the highest quality of orthopedic care."
"I take the time to listen to my patients concerns in order to recognize individual goals."