Video: A Mayo Clinic expert on how to protect your bones as you age

Ann Kearns, M.D., Ph.D., has helped thousands of Mayo Clinic patients avoid the disabling effects of osteoporosis. She knows her older patients are at increased risk of broken bones. But she also knows there's a lot they can do to prevent a bad break.

Discover how Dr. Kearns helps adults in their 50s, 60s and beyond get a clearer picture of their risk. Learn what steps she recommends to keep bones strong.