Diseases & Conditions

Treatments are available to keep your bones healthy

The team at Desert Regional Medical Center is dedicated to helping you achieve great bone health. We stay up to date on the latest bone diseases and conditions and share that information with the Coachella Valley community. Below is information on the most common bone conditions we may treat.

Osteopenia

Osteopenia refers to a bone mineral density that is lower than normal, but is not low enough to be considered osteoporosis. Having osteopenia puts a person at greater risk for bone fractures and for developing osteoporosis.

Osteoporosis

Osteoporosis is a condition that causes bones to become brittle and weak; this leaves them more susceptible to fracture. Women who are past menopause are at the highest risk for developing osteoporosis.

Connect to the right physician to treat you

Call (800)-491-4990 or use our Find A Physician tool to connect to a specialist who can answer your questions. You can also read more about bone diseases and conditions in our Health Library.