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Bone Pain

Bone pain and bone strength issues, like osteoporosis, are common issues people struggle with as they age. Whether it’s from old sports injuries, vitamin deficiencies or any other medical condition; there are a lot of things you can do to help yourself stay active and healthy. The articles below are great sources of information about the health of your bones.

Prevent back pain by sitting correctly in 5 simple steps

Back pain is the leading cause of disability in the US and throughout the world. It’s a complicated problem with dozens of causes. Accidents, injuries, and degenerative disk diseases are major culprits. Back pain can also directly result from health conditions such as osteoporosis or kidney disease. But the most common daily habit that contributes to back pain is sitting. While you can’t very well give up sitting…you can follow these simple tips to minimize your risk and relieve your pain.

High acid causes brittle bones

Sticks and stones may break your bones…but acids are making them weaker. We’re living in an epidemic of dangerous acidosis and no one’s talking about it. Acidosis occurs when our body’s pH balance is overly-acidic. And not only does it rob your bones of vital calcium, it can wreak havoc on your entire body—leaving you […]

Prevent Osteoporosis Naturally

Osteoporosis—weakening of the bones—comes with some unhappy lose-lose scenarios. The disease can cripple you—but so can the conventional treatments. Fortunately, you can safely reduce your risk of osteoporosis and its severity and symptoms, with simple yet powerful lifestyle and diet changes. Breaking down osteoporosis Big Pharma has a LOT of people to sell drugs to. […]

Improving Bone Strength Naturally

Recently, I told you about five ways to increase your balance, and decrease your risk of falling. Because, we have to face facts—no matter how active and aware you are, your balance will decrease with age. Which means, sooner or later, you’re going to stumble. The key is to make sure that your body can […]

Falls Break Bones, Not Osteoporosis

Most seniors are worried about osteoporosis. Why shouldn’t they be? When you reach a certain age, you start seeing friends who break a hip quickly degrade toward ill health and death. It’s a sudden, frightening, and serious health risk. Only one problem—osteoporosis isn’t to blame. Today, I want to tell you why you should relax […]

Osteoporosis Prevention with Calcium & Magnesium

If you think the key to avoiding osteoporosis, the bone-thinning disease common among the elderly, is by drinking milk, or popping calcium supplements, it’s time for a little talk. Calcium is a versatile nutrient with plenty of health benefits, including strengthening bones. But please don’t fall for the hype about how drinking milk does a […]

Increase Bone Strength with Calcium & Other Nutrients

Cast on a Leg and Crutches
If you’ve ever broken a bone, you know how difficult it can be to get through the day, struggling with an unwieldy cast and a sometimes very limited range of motion. Unfortunately, as the Baby Boomers age, more and more of them will be dealing with problems caused by weak and brittle bones. Osteoporosis is […]

Diet Changes Helped My Patient’s Osteoporosis

Woman with Back Pain
When I first met Allie, her overall health was good, but she described a long history of emotional ups and down that were being treated by a psychiatrist and various medications. I saw her every year or so for a routine physical, and very little changed over the years. Then, one day, she came to […]

Connie’s Broken Bone Solution

Cast on a Leg and Crutches
A patient I’ll call Connie came to me after breaking her foot in a skiing accident. The break was bad enough to require surgery. After the operation, Connie developed a condition known as complex regional pain syndrome (CRPS). Symptoms include pain, obviously, along with redness, warmth, and swelling, which indicate inflammation. “A couple of my […]

How to Make Bones Strong: Foods, Tips & Supplements that Work

Strong bones are our best friends, allowing us to stay mobile and active. But, like so many other health conditions, accurate information about what makes and keeps bones strong and healthy is hard to find. Calcium is a good example. The dairy industry spends millions of dollars every year to convince us that their products […]
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