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Osteoporosis

Risk assessment is key to osteoporosis care, says NICE

News item - Posted on 18/05/2017

18 May 2017 Updated guidance sets out priorities for better management of osteoporosis in adults, including assessing risks and ...

Physio findings: Psoriatic arthritis linked to fracture risk

Frontline article - Posted on 24/02/2017

Physiotherapy Journal editor Michele Harms and Caroline White report on recent research. ...

2016 updated - Exercise and management of osteoporosis with an eating disorder

Document - Posted on 08/03/2016

Lynn Hammond and Kate Brown, Advanced Specialist Physiotherapists Osteoporosis is a progressive skeletal disease which leads to a reduced ...

Clinical update: osteoporosis and eating disorders

Frontline article - Posted on 15/06/2015

Osteoporosis affects some 3 million people in the UK. This progressive condition, which reduces bone mass and strength, is often found among people with eating disorders. Lynn Hammond and colleagues look at ...

Online resources will help physios to launch fracture liaison services

News item - Posted on 07/05/2015

7 May 2015 The National Osteoporosis Society has launched resources including an online training course and 10 clinical standards to ...

Prevalence of low bone mineral density in inpatients with traumatic brain injury receiving neurobehavioural rehabilitation: a postoperative, observational study

Physiotherapy Journal article - Posted on 29/11/2013

Background Osteoporosis is characterised by low bone mineral density (BMD) leading to an increased risk of fracture. Patients who have sustained a significant traumatic brain injury may have an increased ...

Physios key to preventing 300,000 osteoporosis-related fractures each year

News item - Posted on 18/10/2013

18 October 2013 Physiotherapists have a vital role in preventing the UK’s high rate of osteoporosis-related fractures, highlighted in ...

New fracture treatments get the green light from NICE

Frontline article - Posted on 30/04/2013

New guidance from the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) recommends two treatments for fractured bones in the spine caused by osteoporosis. ...

New funding for osteoporosis research

Frontline article - Posted on 05/03/2013

Applications are open for up to £250,000 of research funding made available by the National Osteoporosis Society. Eligible ...

Falls and fragility fractures

Page - Posted on 05/02/2013

13 February 2013 5 February 2013 Older people commonly incur ...

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