While conditions like cancer and heart disease can be life-threatening there are other diseases that are “quality-of-life threatening” like osteoporosis. Especially osteoporosis where there have already been fractures of the spine. But there are effective treatments for osteoporosis and new surgical techniques to repair the spine with far less pain and suffering than traditional surgeries. In this program we explore the treatments available for people who have had a vertebral compression fracture and see how innovative surgical procedures are allowing them to live well with osteoporosis. (1203)
Combining poignant storytelling with scientific rationale, Healthy Body, Healthy Mind explores the latest progress in health and wellness issues, through personal stories and medical breakthroughs that are redefining health care treatment.
In addition to compelling stories, you'll get advice from top experts in the fields of health and wellness and hear about the latest technological advancements that will bring you right to the cutting edge of medicine.
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