Skeletal System

Diseases & Prevention

What Is it?

Everyone's skeletal system is made up of joints, cartilage, bones, and connective tissues. The skeletal system is used to protect your organs, produce blood and immune cells and also stores calcium

How to Keep Your Skeletal System Healthy

The top way to ensure a healthy skeletal system is by keeping active. Workout effectively and know your limit. Eating the correct foods as well as the right amount of food is also important.

Diseases of the Skeletal System

Common diseases of the skeletal system are Arthritis and Osteoporosis.

  1. Osteoporosis is caused by either not having enough calcium or not receiving enough protein. While there are no symptoms, after a period of time people may experience a lot of pain. The treatment program is all about controlling pain.
  2. Arthritis is a disease of the joints in your body. It is caused by age, obesity, injuring and it is also hereditary. Arthritis causes pain, inflammation, and stiff joints. Treatment is also about controlling pain and improving joint movements.