Hip fracture, a devastating skeletal injury!

How hip fracture looks like

Last updated: 7th October, 2017  Hip fracture is considered as one of the most common problem in public health, which significantly impacts the quality of life and the cost of the health care. According to a study, published in the Springer Journal- Osteoporosis International, hip fractures incidences are expected to exceed up to 6 million in […]

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Osteoporosis – Rising Trends in Asia

Rising trends in Osteoporosis

Last updated: 7th October, 2017  In earlier times, Osteoporosis has not been considered a significant challenge for countries in Asia because of the lower incidence of hip fractures reported at per capita basis. Hip Fracture Incidence Map – Women Source: International Osteoporosis Foundation Despite the fact that India has a lower daily intake of Calcium, the […]

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Poor man’s rich Calcium diet!

Last updated: 1st November, 2017  In a developing country like India, there are always many concerns with regards to the dietary nutrition-related deficiencies. Calcium deficiency was not deemed to be as big a concern as was the deficiency of energy-rich foods, protein, and iron. Previous studies conducted by the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) noted […]

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A 2 minutes of hopping a day, keeps hip fracture at bay

hopping to keep your hip bones healthy

Last updated: 7th October, 2017  Our bones become thinner with age, which is quite significant in the hip bones. In the hip bone, it causes a localized thinning and makes it more susceptible to fracture. A  Journal of Bone and Mineral Research study mentions that regular and high-impact exercise, particularly hopping or jumping can strengthen the hip bone, reducing […]

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