By Dr Tony Setiobudi BMedSci, MBBS, MRCS, MMed (Ortho), FRCS (Ortho) Osteporosis is a disease in which the density and quality of bone are reduced. As bones become more fragile and porous, the risk of fracture is increased. Human bones reach optimum density at age thirties. After this period, bone density will slowly decreased. People lose bone […]
By Dr Tony Setiobudi BMedSci, MBBS, MRCS, MMed (Ortho), FRCS (Ortho) Our bones are very important because they support, stay upright, and allow us to move. They protect our brain, heart, and other delicate internal organs from injury. They provide support for your muscles and supply key minerals like calcium and phosphorus when the body needs them. […]
Could you be at risk of osteoporosis and fractures?
By Dr Tony Setiobudi BMedSci, MBBS, MRCS, MMed (Ortho), FRCS (Ortho) When the bone is soft or osteoporotic, it can fracture with trivial injury or even without injury. Spine bone is one of the most commonly affected bones in osteoporotic fracture. It can be debilitating. But it doesn’t need to affect you. You can prevent osteoporosis […]
Osteoporosis is common as the population is ageing. People don’t know that they have osteoporosis unless they do screening test. People with osteoporosis do not exhibit any symptoms unless they have fracture. By the time fracture occurs it is a little too late. You can detect osteoporosis with a simple screening test called Bone Density […]
Osteoporosis Treatment Singapore and proper Bisphosphonate Medication Fosamax and Actonel (bisphosphonate) are taken once a week (on the same day). To be taken first thing in the morning with empty stomach 2 hours before eating or drinking anything other than plain water. If you take it with food or drink other than water, only a […]