Posted on November 15, 2011

 

 

 

 

 

Osteoporosis, a disease that deteriorates bone and leads to fractures, affects 28 million Americans and contributes to an estimated 1.5 million bone fractures every year.  Half of all women older than 65 and one in five men is affected by osteoporosis.  On Wednesday, November 16 at 7 p.m., orthopedic surgeon Steven Hindman, MD, endocrinologist Yi-Hao Yu, MD and physical therapist Betsy Kreuter, PT of ONS (Orthopaedic and Neurosurgery Specialists, PC) will present Osteoporosis: Prevention, Treatment and Management in the Noble Conference Center at Greenwich Hospital located at 5 Perryridge Road. Topics to be covered include bone anatomy, osteoporosis risk factors and exercise to promote strong bones. The program is free and open to the public. Registration is requested. To register, call 203-863-3627 or register online at www.greenhosp.org.  For more information on topics related to orthopedics, sports medicine and neurosurgery, visit www.onsmd.com.