Osteoporosis is a disease that can be distinguished by using low bone mass and structural deterioration of bone tissue, with a consequent enhancement in bone fragility and sensitivity to fracture. Get the Best fragility fractures treatment in Rajahmundry with our Orthopedic specialists.
Fractures resulting from mechanical forces that may not normally lead to fractures are known as fragility fractures. It has been quantified by WHO as forces equal to a fall from height or less. The major risk factor of fragility fracture is reduced bone density.
The use of oral and systemic glucocorticoids, sex, age, previous fractures, and family history of osteoporosis are the other risk factors of fragility fracture.
Fragility fractures occur most commonly in the hip, spine and wrist. They may also happen in the pelvis region, arm (humerus), ribs, and other bones.
Osteoporotic fractures are described as fractures that associates with low bone mineral density (BMD) and encompass clinical spine, hip, forearm and shoulder fractures. Osteoporotic fragility fractures can cause considerable pain and excessive disability, leading to a low quality of life.