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You will be pleased to know I have been very diligent in the back exercise department.  Very diligent indeed.  I still cannot pick things up from floor easily but I am moving with far less discomfort and am no longer confined to the house.   268 more words

Osteoporosis Clinic

Following my diagnosis of osteoporosis back in October, I started taking oral Bisphosphonates immediately.  This was a jolly good thing.  For two reasons: good for my bones; good for… 429 more words

JBJS Editor’s Choice: Improving Function After Fragility Fractures

In the past several years, the orthopaedic community has become highly engaged in improving the follow-up management of patients presenting with fragility fractures. We have realized that orthopaedic surgeons are central to the ongoing health and welfare of these patients and that the episode of care surrounding a fragility fracture represents a unique opportunity to get patients’ attention. 224 more words


Unexpected Joys

Today I saw The Doc again.  This was a surprise.  I was not anticipating the pleasure of his company until October next year.  However, I have been having one or two issues … plain sailing was never going to be on the cards, was it? 348 more words

Lacy bones and new poisons

This visit to The Doc I remembered to bring the card.  He roared with laughter.  Always good to start with belly laughs, I feel. 400 more words

Why Taking Bisphosphonates Can Benefit Kidney Transplant Patients

Saeid Shamsian. MD, a board-certified urologist in New York City, has been in practice since 1984. Dr. Saeid Shamsian concentrates on diseases of the kidneys, the bladder, and the ureter. 152 more words

Saeid Shamsian

Bisphosphonates Are Used In The Construction Of Bones Further Reduce The Risk Of Invasive Breast Cancer. Part 3 of 3

Bisphosphonates Are Used In The Construction Of Bones Further Reduce The Risk Of Invasive Breast Cancer – Part 3 of 3

Another expert, Dr Joanne Mortimer, administrator of the women’s cancers program at the City of Hope Comprehensive Cancer Center in Duarte, Calif, pointed out that the studies found an associative link, not a cause-and-effect, so it’s not definitive. 147 more words