At the Bone Health Center, our experts work with you to identify your risk factors for bone conditions and develop a plan to preserve your bone mass. There are many different reasons people lose bone density and understanding them can help guide your treatment. The center also treats bone fractures that are not healing properly along with other bone conditions.
Our bone specialists provide specialized treatment for:
- Atypical fractures
- Calcium deficiency
- Fragility fracture
- Low bone density
- Non-union healing problems
- Post-menopausal bone conditions
- Vertebral compression fractures of the spine
- Vitamin D deficiency
If you are concerned about your bone health, make an appointment by calling the Center at (602) 521-3250.
Our providers are dedicated specifically to bone health and provide one-to-one patient education regarding your conditions, supplements, medications and available treatment options.
Our team is committed to providing you the best education to overcome the injuries and conditions that interfere with your quality of life.
The University of Arizona, in coordination with Banner – University Medicine, conducts a variety of research studies and clinical trials
to support a commitment to improving patient care. As a patient at Banner – University Medical Center, you may be eligible to participate, meaning you’ll have access to new treatments which may not yet be available to the public.
Orthopedic residency program
Osteoporosis is the most common reason for bone loss as our bodies age. You can minimize bone mass loss by eating a diet rich in calcium and Vitamin D, exercising regularly, quitting smoking and reducing alcohol intake.
At a certain age, your physician may recommend a bone scan to assess your bone density. This information can help guide your physician in determining if further treatment or precautions are necessary to protect your bones.