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Exercises and helpful tips:
Foot and ankle pain:
Use the symptom checker to find possible causes.
Osteoporosis causes bones to become weak and brittle — so brittle that a fall or even mild stresses like bending over or coughing can cause a fracture.
- Read these tips to keep your bones healthy throughout your life.
- If you're concerned you may have weak and brittle bones, a bone density test can measure your bone mineral density.
Becky Ness, a Mayo Clinic Health System physician assistant, discusses the topic of arthritis on Speaking of Health below.