Osteoporosis: A disease in which bones become thin, weak and are easily fractured.
MRI: A painless method using magnetic fields for taking pictures of internal organs.
Trauma: An injury (as a wound) to living tissue caused by an extrinsic agent.
Swelling: Abnormal inflammation that occurs in the body.
Painkiller: Drug that is used to treat pain.
X-rays: High-energy radiation with waves shorter than those of visible light. X-rays possess the properties of penetrating most substances (to varying extents), of acting on a photographic film or plate (permitting radiography), and of causing a fluorescent screen to give off light (permitting fluoroscopy). In low doses, X-rays are used for making images that help to diagnose disease, and in high doses to treat cancer. Formerly called a Roentgen ray.
Bone Healing: Otherwise known as fracture healing, bone healing is a process in which the body meditates the repair of a broken bone.
Chronic Pain: Pain that occur of long duration
Bone scan: An imaging technique used to find the abnormalities in the bone
NSAIDs: Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs used to reduce the pain and inflammation