Non-pharmacological management of osteoporosis: a consensus of the Belgian Bone Club

  title={Non-pharmacological management of osteoporosis: a consensus of the Belgian Bone Club},
  author={J. J. Body and Pierre Bergmann and Steven Boonen and Yves Boutsen and Olivier Bruy{\`e}re and J. P. Devogelaer and Stefan Goemaere and Nadine Hollevoet and J. M. Kaufman and Koen Milisen and Serge Rozenberg and J. Y. L. Reginster},
  booktitle={Osteoporosis International},
This consensus article reviews the various aspects of the non-pharmacological management of osteoporosis, including the effects of nutriments, physical exercise, lifestyle, fall prevention, and hip protectors. Vertebroplasty is also briefly reviewed. Non-pharmacological management of osteoporosis is a broad concept. It must be viewed as an essential part of the prevention of fractures from childhood through adulthood and the old age. The topic also includes surgical procedures for the treatment… CONTINUE READING
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