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Osteoporosis is a disease of the bone that makes a person's bones weak and more likely to break. In the United States, half of all women and a quarter of all men will, over the course of their lives, break a bone (also called fractures) due to osteoporosis.

The Health First Bone Wellness Clinic offers services designed to prevent and manage this condition. These services include patient education, counseling for lifestyle changes, on-site physical therapy, and prescription medications.

What are the risk factors for Osteoporosis?

  • Not enough calcium and vitamin D
  • Sedentary lifestyle.
  • Tobacco use
  • Drinking more than two alcoholic drinks daily
  • Aging
  • Low body weight
  • Parental history of osteoporosis or hip fractures
  • Taking certain medications, especially steroids

Call 321.369.9092 to schedule an appointment today.