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Richmond Hip Fracture Risk Reduced by Multivitamin Use

Hip fractures. These are major health issues globally. Richmond hip fracture risk is impacted negatively by drugs taken for all sorts of issues and helpfully by nutritional supplements. Johnson Chiropractic always keeps in mind the risk of fragility hip fracture in our patients with osteoporosis and carefully monitors our Richmond osteoporotic patients. A new, simple way to address hip fracture risk appears to be daily multivitamin supplementation. Easy!

Richmond OSTEOPOROSIS AND HIP FRACTURE

As easy as it seems, just figuring out who are at risk for osteoporotic hip fractures and treating them to avoid a hip fracture is sometimes a trick! A meta-analysis (a top-level review) of published research findings about the effectiveness of screening the general population reported that such screening decreased osteoporotic fractures and hip fractures.  (1) Johnson Chiropractic is watchful of at-risk Richmond osteoporotic and hip fracture patients.

DRUGS AND Richmond OSTEOPOROTIC HIP FRACTURE

Fragility hip fractures and related matters including mortality are issues for healthcare providers. Some pharmaceutical products are described as changing bone structure and influence the risk of fragility hip fractures. These drugs were significantly linked to these fractures in this review of 38 studies on the topic: antiparkinsonian drugs, antidepressants, anxiolytic drugs, antipsychotic drugs, benzodiazepines, proton pump inhibitors, H2 antagonists, and thyroid hormone.  One drug intervention was linked to a reduced risk of hip fracture: hormone replacement therapy with estrogen. The advice researchers proposed to give patients at risk of fragility hip fractures caused by medications: information about osteoporosis and fracture prevention. (2) That’s good advice. Johnson Chiropractic is all about sharing information and would add that new research points to supplementation as a help.

Richmond CHIROPRACTIC SUGGESTED NUTRITIONAL SUPPLEMENTS AND HIP FRACTURE REDUCTION

As hip fracture is a serious complication of osteoporosis, a non-drug approach like multivitamin use and its effect on hip fracture risk is most interesting.  A meta-analysis reported on 8 studies on hip fracture risk and multivitamin use. 80,148 subjects – 4237 of them had a fragility hip fracture – were reviewed. The average age was 69 years. 21% were male. Combined multivitamin supplements are already very popular and commonly used. Their use was observed to be significantly protective against osteoporosis-related hip fracture. (3) Johnson Chiropractic hates to think any of our osteoporotic patients would suffer a hip fracture!

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Make your Richmond chiropractic appointment soon. We can assess your fragility hip fracture risk and the appropriateness of adding a multivitamin to your daily nutrition routine to prevent your suffering a hip fracture. 

 
Johnson Chiropractic presents new research that shows a reduction in hip fracture by those taking multivitamins. 
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