Factors Influencing Fracture Risk

Factors Influencing Fracture Risk

Various factors contribute to fracture risk, presenting opportunities for intervention and prevention. This underscores the need for targeted preventative testing strategies in healthcare offerings. Bone health declines with these risk factors in terms of its ability to resist and recover from an impact. Declining bone density decline reduces the bone’s ability to resist an impact, while disrupted bone proteins reduce the bone’s ability to recover from an impact. Having a more complete picture of bone health allows improved targeting of preventive healthcare initiatives.
Several risk factors contribute to an individual's susceptibility to fractures, independent of osteoporosis.