Why is it important to take care of my bones at an early age?

Tina Bray, MSN
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Pain, a hunched back and degenerative disease are all potential conditions that can be prevented. In this video, Tina Bray, RN, chief nursing officer at Regional Medical Center of San Jose, explains how to take care of your bones.

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Healthy Bones, Joints & Muscles

Healthy Bones, Joints & Muscles

Good nutrition -- especially calcium and vitamin D -- is very important to healthy bones and muscles, as is regular exercise and keeping weight under control. This lifestyle is especially important in childhood and teen years, whe...

n bone strength is developing most rapidly -- and can help prevent osteoporosis (brittle bones), fractures, and painful osteoarthritis (degenerative joints) later in life.
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