How Will Your Physician Treat Your Osteoporotic Fractures?
One of the primary effects of osteoporosis is an increased risk of fractures. If you have been diagnosed with a fracture, you may be surprised to find that, unlike with other types of bone breaks, your doctor probably won't put you in a cast. Instead, he or she may recommend one or more of the following treatments. Rest and Physical Therapy If the fracture is rather minor, your doctor may recommend just taking some time off from physically demanding activities and working with a physical therapist.