I posted a very detailed article on the Exercise for Better Bones blog over at MelioGuide.com on why bone quality is important for people with osteoporosis. Better bone quality means stronger bones. For years medical professionals have relied heavily on the results of the Bone Mineral Density (BMD) test (using a DXA) to determine fracture risk. Frequently a low BMD reading has resulting in medications being prescribed.
New high resolution computer imaging is demonstrating that bone quality matters more than bone density when it comes to determining bone strength and your ability to resist fracture.
What is bone quality and how can you improve yours? Read Bone Quality and Osteoporosis at MelioGuide.com and find out the answer.
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