As we age, our bodies undergo a myriad of changes, one of which can be the development of bone spurs. Bone spurs, also known as osteophytes, are bony projections that often form where bones meet each other – in your joints. This printable fact sheet has been specially crafted for older adults to provide comprehensive information on the causes, treatment options, and prevention tips for bone spurs. It aims to demystify this common age-related condition and provide practical, easy-to-understand information.
In addition to the valuable information on the causes and treatment of bone spurs, this fact sheet also includes prevention tips to help you maintain your bone health. What’s more, we’ve included a section with physical therapist advised exercises complete with instructions. These exercises are designed to help manage the symptoms of bone spurs, improve mobility, and enhance overall bone health. This comprehensive guide serves as a reliable resource for older adults seeking to understand and manage bone spurs.
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