Reduced skeletal loading causes cortical and trabecular bone loss in humans and other animals, but trabecular bone responds to disuse more rapidly and shows greater losses than cortical bone for a given period of inactivity [1–2]. Manifestations of disuse on trabecular bone include unbalanced bone remodeling, decreased bone mineral density, and compromised bone architecture .
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