Osteoporosis

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What is Osteoporosis?

Osteoporosis is an illness that results in bones becoming weak or brittle, if left untreated osteoporosis often leads to bone fractures.

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How does the Arthritis Center treat Osteoporosis?

Using state-of-the-art treatments and diagnostic bone density testing, Dr. Baak works with patients and their primary care physician to optimize bone strength. Routine exercise is often suggested to improve balance and reduce the risk of falls that lead to fractures.

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What is Dr. Baak's experience with the treatment of Osteoporosis?

Dr. Baak has been treating Osteoporosis since 1994 and currently holds the following certification:

  • International Society for Clinical Densitometry (ISCD) Certification in Clinic Bone Density