Bone disease is common among the elderly individual, but adolescents can be diagnosed with this disorder as well. There are many bone disorders such as osteoporosis, Paget’s disease, hyperparathyroidism. Although there are many forms of bone disorders, they all have one thing in common; abnormalities of specific organs involved, deficiency in vitamin D or low Calcium in diet, which results poor bone mineralization.
- Osteoporosis: It is the thinning of bone tissue and loss of bone density over time. On-site diagnostic capabilities include state-of-the-art bone densitometry for thorough and rapid evaluation of osteoporosis. Following diagnosis, comprehensive management of osteoporosis and related calcium and metabolic bone diseases is available.
- Paget’s Disease: It is a chronic disorder that can result in enlarged and abnormally shaped bones
- Hyperparathyroidism: It is a condition where there is over activity of the parathyroid gland. Common symptoms of hyperparathyroidism are weakness and fatigue, depression, bone pain, muscle soreness (myalgias), decreased appetite, feelings of nausea and vomiting, constipation, polyuria, polydipsia, cognitive impairment, kidney stones and osteoporosis.