Quite a few of my pilates clients are sufferers of Osteoporosis, many finding out after a fall and a bone breakage.
There are many risk factors for osteoporosis which include family history, medications and lifestyle.
But, how do we know whether our bones are healthy or not? We can’t see them like we can see our skin, or listen to them like the heart or lungs. Bone density scans are one way to look inside bone, but bone density tests are rarely recommended until after menopause unless you have risk factors. Osteoporosis may be developing long before that.