14
Feb
What Does a Bone Density Test Show? Maybe you were running late or maybe it was that patch of ice, but when you slipped and fell on the driveway, you knew as soon as you heard the crack that something bad had happened. Less than a minute later, the throbbing, dull ache of a broken bone started to develop. Now, your doctor’s recommending a bone density scan and
14
Jan
Scientists long suspected a link between smoking and delayed bone healing, but we now know that quitting smoking may mean the difference between a speedy recovery from a fracture and months of getting better. When smokers do heal from broken bones, their bones are more prone to reinjury than those who don’t smoke. We’ve outlined some points to consider if