The treatment and management of osteoporosis involves lifestyle changes and medicines. Although osteoporosis is highly preventable, it cannot be cured. Lost bone cannot be replaced. Instead, treatment focuses on reducing the incidence of fractures and slowing bone loss.
Treatment involves the following:Lifestyle changesMedicationsSurgeryAlternative and Complementary Therapies
- Reviewer: Marcin Chwistek, MD
- Review Date: 09/2011 -
- Update Date: 09/22/2011 -