May 2024

Osteoporosis FAQs with Anthony Echols, APRN-CNP

Osteoporosis is a disease that weakens your bones. Anthony Echols, APRN-CNP, who specializes in orthopedics at Utica Park Clinic, answered a few frequently asked questions about preventing and managing osteoporosis.

What are some effective daily self-care strategies for managing osteoporosis?

Factors that contribute to developing osteoporosis include calcium and vitamin D deficiency, lack of exercise, tobacco use and excessive alcohol use. Like most things, prevention is the key!