Annals of Geriatric Education and Medical Sciences


MANAGING OSTEOPOROSIS IN RURAL SETUP


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Author Details: Prakash Dinkarrao Sigedar

Volume : 2

Issue : 1

Online ISSN : 2348-7240

Print ISSN : 2348-7348

Article First Page : 22

Article End Page : 29


Abstract

The problem of osteoporosis is more prevalent in rural India. The incidence of osteoporosis is more and management

of osteoporosis in rural setup is challenging and very much different from urban India. This talk highlights the problems faced by
orthopedic surgeons while treating patients with osteoporosis in rural India. The problems are multifocal and we need to have
solutions to them. The geriatric orthopedic problems are most of the time related with osteoporosis and managing the
osteoporosis in rural India is really a tough job.

Key words: osteoporosis, rural setup, management, problems, solutions