Bone Diseases

Bones support the body and the individual muscles that give a person the power to move. Bone is living tissue that regenerates throughout a person's life. After about age 20, people lose more bone tissue than they grow. Exercise and getting enough calcium and vitamin D in the diet are important ways to help maintain healthy bones.

There are many conditions that can cause bones to become weakened, brittle or deformed.

see also Avascular Necrosis (AVN, Osteonecrosis)
see also Osteoarthritis
see also Osteogenesis Imperfecta/Brittle Bone Disease
see also Osteolysis
see also Osteoporosis



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