About Own the Bone

Why Own the Bone?

Read how Own the Bone was launched in 2009 to address the emerging epidemic of osteoporosis-related fragility fractures. Also, learn about the osteoporosis epidemic and how Own the Bone enables hospitals and practices to help evaluate and treat these patients using an Fracture Liaison Service (FLS).

What is Own the Bone?

Learn more about how Own the Bone uses a clinically-proven, web-based patient registry and 10 prevention measures to accomplish its goals.

Highlighting Own the Bone

View the geographical distribution of enrolled Own the Bone sites by state in addition to published medical journals which reference the Own the Bone program. 


The Own the Bone program nationally recognizes institutions for their commitment to improving patient bone health after a fracture.

Why the AOA?

Learn more about the American Orthopaedic Association and the nationally-recognized bone health experts guiding Own the Bone.

Own the Bone News

View the latest news, updates, and announcements from the Own the Bone program.