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A. Exercise, particularly weight bearing and resistance exercise, along with good nutrients, especially calcium and Vitamin D are the most important preventive factors for avoiding bone loss. Men, as well as women, are at risk for osteoporosis.

A standard X-ray cannot diagnose osteoporosis until approximately 30 percent of the bone is already lost. The best way to determine bone strength is to have one of several FDA approved bone mineral density tests. It is best to check with your doctor to get a bone density test and follow up with a Physical Therapist for correct exercise and lifestyle recommendations.
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Cedar Crest   Google+
Cedar Crest Center
12127 B-3 N. Highway 14, 87008
Phone: 505/ 286-3678
FAX: 505/ 286-3688
Monday - Friday: 8:00am-5:00pm
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Edgewood   Google+
Edgewood Professional Center
PO Box 2347
1851 Route 66 - Bldg 2, Suite B, 87015
Phone: 505/ 281-8463
FAX: 505/ 281-8469
Monday - Thursday: 8:00am-5:00pm
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Moriarty   Google+
Valley Plaza
PO Box 1730
2005-C US Route 66 West, 87035
Phone: 505/ 832-4011
FAX: 505/ 832-0434
Mon, Tue, Wed, Fri: 8:00am-5:00pm
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