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  • looking for feedback for MRI results

    these are the impression notes of my Ankle MRI yesterday. I got to see my Dr on Tuesday the 23rd. Any opinions would be appreciated. subtalar impingement as suggested by subcortical cyst at teh angle of gissane early split tear of the peroneous brevis tendon chronic full thickness tear of the anterior talofibular ligament chronic sprain of the calcaneofibular ligament full thickness articular cartilage defects in the tibiotalar joint imaging findings suggestive of subtalar impingement thank you ....
  • 10 months ago


    I have a boniva pill to take once a month but I have read some bad side effects. I was wondering if anyone is taking it and if they have any problems with it. Thank you!
  • 11 months ago


    Has anyone else taken the daily Forteo injecctions?
  • 11 months ago


    My mom is 78, has had osteo for 20+ yrs. She takes D3 & calcium & tests have been o.k but last year it show great loss. She saw an Endocrinologist & she wants her to go on Prolia (says she is at VERY high risk of fracture). She is very afraid of the side affects. When she was first diagnosed she went on one of the daily Rx but stopped because of side affects. It is so hard to decide what to do? I would love to hear from anyone good or bad that have taken it.
  • over 1 year ago

    TScore -3.7

    My T-Score is -3.7 in my lumber spine and slightly better in my hips. I am extremely sensitive to all kinds of drugs - I am one of that handful of people the drugs ads talk about in their warnings of dire reactions. I am seeing an endocrinologist in two weeks to discuss options. Any advice?
  • over 1 year ago

    Comfy shoes for borderline osteoporosis

    I just want to share about some fabulous shoes I found for serious walking, even with my borderline osteoporosis. My last Tcell count was -2.5. I am age 64 and weigh 115lbs. I had 3 metatarsal stress fractures (both feet involved) in the 4 years leading up to this diagnosis, each episode caused just by walking too many hours in the mall or on pavement in medium-supportive shoes (Skechers and others). I was scared to death to go on an 8-day London vacation this past June, which was to include a lot....
  • over 1 year ago

    Foot pain

    I have severe pain on bottom of my foot by my last 3 toes. It usually flairs up when I am barefoot on tile, wood floors. Sometimes it gets to where I can’t hardly walk on foot. What is this and any solutions to help treat it?
  • over 1 year ago


    Recently saw an endrocrinologist for my osteoporosis. He wants me to start on Forteo which is a daily injection that I would give myself. I am so, so scared to start this drug. I have read a lot of bad reviews on it. Is anyone out there taking this drug & if so how is it affecting you?
  • over 1 year ago

    Reclast or Prolia? Have to decide in the next few!

    Hi there, I am 54 years old and was diagnosed with Osteoporosis 3 1/2 years ago. I didn't take any meds (I was afraid) for the first year, then I took Evista for 2 years. I recently had a second dexascan and my numbers did not improve and some got a bit worse. My Gyno sent me to a Rheumatologist and this doctor suggested discontinuing the Evista and instead taking Reclast or Prolia. I have severe acid reflux and cannot take any of the other oral drugs. My T scores for my last scan were Lumbar....
  • over 1 year ago

    type of professional best suited to review bone density scans

    I am 83 yo, and have had bone density scans for the past 8 years, I am confused by some of the information and would like to know what type of doctor (MD or PhD) is most qualified to take all of my history into account in order to recommend a course of treatment. Thank you.