Osteoporosis affects over 1 million Australians! As the population of Australia enters into an “aging” era, the incidence and prevalence for the rate of Osteoporosis is on the rise.
Osteoporosis is referred to as ‘silent disease’. This is due to the lack of symptoms until an event such as a fall.
Considering this population subset, it can lead to a fracture. Common areas that we see here at Sport and Spinal Physiotherapy is hips, wrists, shoulders, vertebrae and ankles.