Osteoporosis, a condition in which the bones become weak and can break easily, is a major public health threat for an estimated 44 million Americans. Joining us today for Martha Jefferson Healthwise is physical therapist Anne Knox to explain this condition and talk about ways to keep our bones healthy and strong. Some of the questions this week's video goes over are:
What causes Osteoporosis to occur?
Are certain demographic groups more likely to suffer from osteoporosis than others?
Are there symptoms of osteporosis that we can look out for?
What are some ways we can keep our bones healthy and strong?