Reducing your risk of broken bones

Making changes to your lifestyle, taking your osteoporosis medication correctly, and making practical changes to your everyday life can help reduce your risk of breaking a bone.

Any positive change is good. But the more changes you make, the more likely you are to avoid breaking a bone.


  • Bone health checklist – It's never too late to start taking action for your bones. Find out if there's anything you can change to protect your bones.
  • Avoiding slips, trips and falls – Learn practical adjustments to your everyday activities and surroundings to help you feel more confident and steady on your feet.
  • Do I need a medication? – Osteoporosis drug treatments can help strengthen your bones and reduce your risk of breaking a bone.
  • Exercises for balance – Certain exercises to improve your stability and balance can help keep you safe and steady on your feet.

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