How Do You Control Osteoporosis

Prevention is the best medicine for osteoporosis. However, it can be controlled by administration of anti-osteoporotic medication such as raloxifene, estrogen, parathyroid hormone and bisphosphonates. Additionally, any underlying conditions which could have caused osteoporosis are ruled out if diagnosed. Thyroid conditions are some of them. In case of osteoporosis of the spine surgical care – vertebroplasty and kyphoplasty are used to treat and manage the condition. Pain management is done through use of analgesics and therapy.