BeamMed: Poor Bone Health May Start In Adolescence

BeamMed: Poor Bone Health May Start In Adolescence

BeamMed: Poor Bone Health May Start In Adolescence

Bone health in the adolescent years is as significant as in adulthood. However, most of the symptoms and devastating consequences are often identified later in the adulthood years. Considering bone health during adolescence is important due to the disease appearing in some cases during adolescence.

When an adolescent fractures a bone, a suspicion for poor bone health should be raised. It’s challenging at this age to determine which adolescent is manifesting earlier signs of skeletal pathology because is common in this age group to get fractures. For example, isolated fractures involving the wrist or ankle is less likely to cause concern for poor bone health.

BeamMed: Poor Bone Health May Start In Adolescence

Poor Bone Health

However, those involving fractures such as the hip or spine should trigger a major concern and further evaluation for a bone pathology. Similarly, low-impact fractures like the femur bones may signal poor bone health as well.

Identifying adolescents with low bone density and frequent history of bone fractures as early as possible is advisable to improve their bone mass before their full skeletal growth.

Bonage – Pediatric Configuration for Poor Bone Health 

BeamMed: Poor Bone Health May Start In Adolescence

Bonage – Pediatric Configuration

Pediatricians initial assessment for adolescents and risk factors should be comfortable evaluating bone health in adolescents, and reaching a conclusive diagnosis with the aid of technology. The latest technology to screen for bone health is called Sunlight Pediatric software. This software offers an innovative, radiation-free solution to assess safely and accurately bone density in adolescents. Is designed specifically to use with pediatric patients aged 0 – 18 years. The Sunlight Pediatric software works with any of the Sunlight range of bone sonometers: Sunlight Omnisens 700, Omnisense 8000, and MiniOmni™.

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