Osteoporosis

American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons

Description:

Website has consumer and patient information about arthritis, joint replacement, osteoporosis, hip fracture and many other orthopedic conditions, as well as comprehensive information about safe exercising.


International Osteoporosis Foundation

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International foundation whose goal is to promote policies and spread information about bone, muscle and joint disorders;sponsor of World Osteoporosis Day. Website contains information for consumers and professionals.


National Osteoporosis Foundation

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Health organization solely dedicated to osteoporosis and bone health, through programs of awareness, education and training, advocacy and research. Website includes information concerning disease characteristics, risk factors, prevention, treatment, and support groups.


Osteoporosis and Related Bone Diseases National Resource Center

Source: National Institutes of Health

Description:

Information on osteoporosis and related bone diseases.


Osteoporosis Overview

Source: National Institutes of Health

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Basic information from the National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases


Osteoporosis Support Groups

Source: National Osteoporosis Foundation

Description:

Information about starting or participating in a local or online group providing an opportunity to share information, feelings and goals with others who are dealing with osteoporosis.