osteoporosis

Can Yoga Prevent—Even Reverse—an Osteoporosis-Related Hunchback?

Can yoga reverse a hunchback? A viral New York Post article suggests that at least for one woman, the answer is yes. The story features 85-year-old Anna Pesce and the yoga instructor who helped her straighten up—literally—after decades with a painful, crippling back condition. Pesce has osteoporosis and scoliosis, and both contributed to a …

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How Do Broken Bones Heal?

Adults are held up by a skeleton composed of 206 bones that protect the body's vital organs. Though it's a sturdy frame, it's vulnerable to problems—think issues like like osteoporosis and stress fractures, says Chad Deal, MD, director of the Center for Osteoporosis and Metabolic Health at the Cleveland Clinic. …

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