The Healthy Bone Clinic at The Orthopaedic Institute is dedicated to providing the most comprehensive orthopaedic bone health care. Get in touch with our orthopaedic clinic now!

What is Osteoporosis?

Osteoporosis is the most common bone disorder and a major healthcare issue. With osteoporosis, the body loses bone mineral density and bone strength, increasing the risk of fracture. There are no warning signs at the beginning. In fact, most people don’t even realize they have it. Bone fracture, pain, deformity and disability may not appear until osteoporosis becomes more advanced. That’s why osteoporosis is often called the “silent killer.”

  • 50% of all women and up to 25% of all men will suffer a fragility fracture in their lifetime.
  • If you have had a previous fracture, you are two times as likely to sustain another.
  • Recognition and treatment of your fragility fracture can reduce risk of future fractures by 50%.

The good news is that it is preventable! The bone health clinic is here to help. Through bone density testing and other means, we can perform a thorough evaluation of your current bone health and your risk for future bone fractures. We provide all the latest osteoporosis treatments following best practice guidelines endorsed by leading medical societies and associations.


Schedule Your Bone Health Assessment | The Orthopaedic Institute

The Healthy Bone Clinic at The Orthopaedic Institute is ready to help you! We give you personalized care that’s right for you based on your unique risk profile, health, family history and test results. Contact the doctors at our orthopaedic clinic now!


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COVID-19 Precautions

We at Orthopaedic Institute of Southern Illinois are committed to continuing to provide the highest quality and safest orthopaedic care to the people of Southern Illinois.

In the interest of protecting our patients and employees, we have instituted the following procedures:

All patients will be screened according to CDC recommendations via telephone prior to their scheduled appointment date. These recommendations include screening for a fever, cough, shortness of breath. Upon arriving at any of our facilities, all people will be screen upon arrival.

We will not be allowing any visitors to accompany patients with the exception of a single parent accompanying a minor or a designated caregiver accompanying an impaired adult.

At this time, we will continue to provide full physician services in the office as well as physical and occupational therapy, imaging, pain management, and Urgent Care services for your urgent orthopaedic needs.

We are working closely with our hospital partners for the continued provision of urgent and emergent orthopaedic care.

Please remember to stay calm, stay smart, and if you are feeling ill, stay home.

Thank you,
The Physicians and Staff of Orthopaedic Institute of Southern Illinois.

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