September 15, 2015

Pros and Cons of Calcium Supplements

Supplementation may help prevent fractures, but can also harm those with preexisting conditions.

June 23, 2015

Heel and Back-of-the-Foot Pain in Older Adults

Chronic morbidity and age-related changes in the foot place the elderly at very high risk for foot problems that cause pain and impair balance and function.

October 19, 2012

Focus on the Foot: Changes With Age and Disease

Age-related changes of the foot and manifestations of systemic disease cause problems including pain, infection, and reduced range of motion.
October 19, 2012

Bone Health in Adults

The surgeon general’s report states that, by 2020, half of all Americans aged ≥50 years will have weak bones unless they change their diet and lifestyle.
October 19, 2012

Stress Fracture

Stress fractures are most common in the weight-bearing bones of the lower leg and foot, although they can occur elsewhere.
October 19, 2012

Treatment of Paget’s Disease of Bone

Paget’s disease of bone, also known as osteitis deformans, is a localized disorder of the skeletal system that is characterized by increased bone turnover.