Osteoporosis and osteopenia, conditions of low bone mass leading to an increased risk of bone fracture, are extremely common in women, especially after menopause when bone loss is accelerated.
In this video from The Mayo Clinic, learn why bone density screenings are important (and an often underutilized) step in maintaining healthy bones https://youtu.be/LPgofRlCkMs
Looking for a free bone density screening near you? Our St. Luke nurses routinely provide free screenings at locations across Oswego County. You can view our schedule of upcoming bone density screenings here.