Living with osteoporosis

It’s natural to be concerned about how osteoporosis is going to affect your daily life. But having osteoporosis doesn't always mean avoiding activities and interests that are important to you and your loved ones.

In general, life should be able to go on as normal - perhaps with just a few adjustments.

Not everyone with osteoporosis goes on to break a bone. Be reassured that if you don't break a bone, you won't be in pain, or experience the long-term problems associated with osteoporosis.

If you do break a bone, pain and ongoing problems aren't inevitable. But if you have pain and other symptoms, there are ways you can manage them so you can continue living the best life possible. And we’re here to help you live well with this condition.

We're always here for you - whether you need information, reassurance, or a simply a friendly conversation with someone who understands what you're going through.

Become a member today to get all the latest information to help keep your and your family's bones healthy and strong.

Further information

  • Reducing risk - Find out more about the lifestyle changes, medications and practical steps you can take to reduce the risk of breaking a bone.
  • Recovering from breaking a bone - We understand that breaking a bone can be painful and frustrating. Find out more about the healing process of the bone.
  • Exercise and staying active - Being active and doing the exercise you enjoy is important - and it's unlikely to cause a broken bone. Find out how you can exercise safely.
  • Managing pain - If you're in pain, there are ways this can be managed. Learn about the ways you can help lessen the pain and continue your daily life as far as possible.
  • Getting the best from your treatment - Taking the time to read the instructions carefully and adjust your routine and lifestyle can help your bones get maximum benefit and minimise unwanted side effects.
  • Everyday life with osteoporosis

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