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Are there alternative treatments for juvenile osteoporosis?

Alternative treatments for juvenile osteoporosis include lifestyle changes. Exercises that put weight on the bones, like walking, jogging, dancing, weight lifting, and playing tennis will help strengthen those bones. Make sure to discuss any new exercise program with the doctor, especially any activity that could cause injury. Good nutrition is important to healthy bones. Taking vitamin D and calcium supplements can also strengthen the bones. Good posture can help avoid injury. Physical therapy may be recommended. In most cases juvenile osteoporosis goes away on its own.

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