Osteology = theory of bones, dealing with all diseases of the bone, particularly:


Osteoporosis, also known as bone loss, is a disease of the skeletal system. Reduced bone mass and porous bone architecture are typical characteristics, and lead to a weakening and breakage of the bone.



  • Determine the individual risk
  • Full digital X-ray
  • Bone densitometry (DXA) 
  • Laboratory tests



  • Specific drug therapy using modern techniques
  • Orthoses, if necessary
  • Advice on essential vitamins and minerals, and invasive measures

As a CCIP-certified osteologist (www.dv-osteologie.org), I am available as a specialist in bone diseases and in particular osteoporosis.

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    Practice Dr. W. Terhorst
    Baarerstrasse 98
    6300 Zug

    Tel : +41 41 761 41 31
    E-Mail: info@orthopaedie-zug.ch

    Opening times
    Mon-Fri 7.30 am – 12 pm
    Mon and Wed 1 pm – 4 pm
    Tue and Thu 1 pm – 6 pm

    By appointment only