Osteoporosis is a condition where the bones become thin and weak, and break easily. It is called the silent disease as lot of the time it will be undiagnosed until a fracture occurs. This is because generally there are no warning signs.

Most affected areas tend to be the spine, hips, ribs and wrists and therefore these areas of the body are particularly vulnerable to fracture.

Women are 4 times more likely to be affected than men; with current figures showing that 1 in 3 women will be affected from osteoporosis during their lifetime. [Read more…]