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Osteoporosis and Fragility Fracture Clinic at Jefferson Hospital

The Allegheny Health Network (AHN) Orthopaedic Institute at Jefferson Hospital is a pioneering leader in the prevention and care of osteoporosis. We were the first medical center in western Pennsylvania to participate in the American Orthopaedic Association’s Own the Bone® program. We go beyond fracture care to improve bone health so you can avoid dangerous falls that cause fractures.

What Is Osteoporosis?

Osteoporosis means porous bone. When bones are porous, they lose density and become weak and brittle. People with osteoporosis are more likely to experience fragility fractures. These broken bones result from a fall that occurs at or below standing height. Your risk of fragility fractures due to osteoporosis increases with age. Learn more about osteoporosis.

Osteoporosis treatment at Jefferson Hospital

Own the Bone is a program for people who are admitted to Jefferson for treatment of fragility fractures. One of the program’s primary goals is to prevent future fractures. We evaluate and screen for low bone density or osteoporosis and offer appropriate treatments.

As part of the AHN Orthopaedic Institute at Jefferson Hospital, our osteoporosis experts use research-based practices to help strengthen bones. We offer:

Visit the all-new AHN osteoporosis and fragility fracture clinic

We opened Western PA’s first dedicated Osteoporosis clinic to help keep your bones healthy and to keep you out of surgery. Here, you get both personal attention and specialized services like:

  • Free Bone Density Screenings
  • Free quarterly support groups featuring a panel of osteoporosis experts
  • 1 on 1 counseling with physical therapists, doctors, dieticians, and certified fracture liaisons
  • Coordination with your primary care provider to make sure treatments work with your overall health goals

Contact us

Call (412) 267-6200 for an appointment at the AHN Osteoporosis and Fragility Fracture Clinic.

Find us

South Hills Medical Office Building
575 Coal Valley Road
Suite 361
Jefferson Hills, PA 15025
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