Osteoporosis is a disease where decreased bone strength increases the risk of a broken bone. It is the most common reason for a broken bone among people as they age. BMD (Bone Mineral Density Measurement) is important to measure and commonly reported in terms of T-score, The T-score defines osteoporosis.
- Normal: T-score above -1.
- Osteopenia: T-score between -1 and -2.5
- Osteoporosis: T-score at or below -2.5
PCHWellness uses a variety of the latest technologies, such as bone reabsorption testing, RBC measurements of essential minerals, and measurement of hormone levels to properly assess and manage osteoporosis. Aggressive and structured healthcare plans with light weight bearing exercise, paired with the proper diet and medical therapies, can prevent and/or decrease risk or progression of osteoporosis.