UT Health Physicians

Osteoporosis and Metabolic Bone Disease Treatment

Related to: Osteoporosis, bone disease, bone mineral density (BMD), calcium disorder, hyper-calcemia, hypo-calcemia, vitamin D deficiency, osteomalacia, Paget’s disease, DXA scan

osteoporosis and bone health

UT Health Endocrinology is home to one of the nation’s foremost experts in the evaluation and treatment of osteoporosis and metabolic bone disorders.

Osteoporosis occurs when bones become porous or thin due to a lack of calcium within the bone structure. It is the most common bone disease, and experts recommend that all women age 65 and older receive bone mineral density testing. Metabolic bone disease is a term used to describe any disorder that concerning the durability of a person’s skeleton which includes disorders affecting calcium, vitamin D, phosphorus and the parathyroid gland.

The expert team at UT Health Endocrinology is the premier provider for people with osteoporosis and other bone disorders. Our practice is staffed by board-certified physicians with decades of experience and deep expertise in evaluating, treating and managing the entire spectrum of bone disorders.

On-site DXA bone density scanning, biopsy, advanced imaging and nutrition assessments enable our specialists to develop effective treatment programs that are tailored to meet each patient’s specific health needs.

We provide the complete spectrum of treatments for bone disorders including infusions, nutrition counseling, hormone therapy, customized strength training and fracture rehabilitation programs, among many others.

Make an appointment

UT Health Endocrinology is now accepting new patients through physician referrals. Call 210-450- 9490 for more information.