Review modifiable and nonmodifiable risk factors.
Online risk factor assessment tools are available:
Assess for any commonly associated conditions.
Criteria for patients who benefit from treatment for their osteoporosis includes:
All patients with a T-score ≤−2.5 with no risk factors
All postmenopausal women and men >50 years old who h...
Weight-bearing exercises such as walking, jogging, stair climbing, and tai chi have been shown to decrease falls and fracture risk.
M85.80 Other specified disorders of bone density and structure, unspecified site
M81.0 Age-related osteoporosis w/o current pathological fracture
M80.00XA Age-rel osteopor w current path frac...
Regular weight-bearing exercise from adolescence onward is recommended for prevention.
Screen all women ≥65 years of age with DEXA scans.
Premenopausal women with osteoporosis should be ...
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