Thomas A. Cavalieri, Donald R. Noll. Promoting Successful Aging Through Effective Prevention and Management of Osteoporosis. J Am Osteopath Assoc 2013;113(2_suppl_1):S4. doi: .
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Sucessful aging has been described as having 3 components: a low probability of disease and disease-related disability, a capacity for high cognitive and physical function, and active engagement with social and productive activities.1 Osteopathic physicians play a critical role in the promotion of successful aging through the prevention, early detection, and management of osteoporosis. Not many years ago, osteoporosis was viewed as an age-related disorder for which there was a lack of effective approaches for early intervention and management. Now, that view has changed.
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