Disuse osteoporosis: Introduction
Disuse osteoporosis: Disuse osteoporosis is defined as localized or generalized bone loss resulting from reduction of mechanical stress on bones.
More detailed information about the symptoms,
causes, and treatments of Disuse osteoporosis is available below.
Symptoms of Disuse osteoporosis
- Pain and weakness
- Muscle atrophy and weakness of the muscles attached to the atrophied bone
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Treatments for Disuse osteoporosis
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Home Diagnostic Testing
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Disuse osteoporosis: Complications
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Causes of Disuse osteoporosis
- Prolonged bed rest produces profound changes in muscles and bones, particularly of the lower limbs, leading to disuse osteoporosis and decubiti
- Disuse accelerates bone resorption, especially of cancellous bone, and consequently bone becomes atrophic and fragile
- The main cause of disuse osteoporosis is loss or reduction of mechanical stress on bones, which produces compressive and vertical loading on weight-bearing bones, spine, pelvis and leg bones
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Disuse osteoporosis: Undiagnosed Conditions
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Disuse osteoporosis: Research Doctors & Specialists
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Hospitals & Clinics: Disuse osteoporosis
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Disuse osteoporosis: Rare Types
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Evidence Based Medicine Research for Disuse osteoporosis
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Disuse osteoporosis: Animations
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Prognosis for Disuse osteoporosis
Prognosis for Disuse osteoporosis:
If full recovery is not achieved, osteoporotic fractures may lead to chronic pain, disability, and, in some cases, death.
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Research about Disuse osteoporosis
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Disuse osteoporosis: Broader Related Topics
Types of Disuse osteoporosis
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