What steps should be taken by osteoporotic patients to prevent fracture?

Reducing the chances of falls by common measures like

Using a rubber bath mat in the shower or tub

Avoid walking on slippery surfaces, such as ice or wet or polished floors

Keeping floors free from clutter

Make sure you have grab bars in the bath or shower

Keep the household sufficiently lit

Install handrails along indoor and outdoor staircases, hallways and anywhere you feel you need a little extra support

Make sure that lamps are easy to reach in the bedroom

Use non-skid rugs on the floor

Coil or tape extension cords or wires

Wear properly fitting shoes with non-skid soles. Avoid high heels.

Visit an ophthalmologist or optometrist regularly to check your vision.


Place a lamp near your bed. Sleep on a bed that is easy to get into and out of.


Install grab bars on bathroom walls & use rubber mat on bathroom floor.


Join exercise program that aids agility, strength, balance & coordination!

Health And Medications

Get Annual Health check up for eyes, cardiac & blood pressure.

Uncomfortable Footwear

Wear properly-fitting shoes with nonskid soles. Avoid High Heels.

Living Room Rules

Do not run extension cords across pathways; Rearrnage furniture.

Quit Smoking

Avoid alcohol.

Kitchen Norms

Do not stand on chairs or boxes to reach upper cabinets.