3Decreased grip strength
Handgrip strength is found to be the most significant physical test factor associated with overall bone mineral density. Better handgrip strength and improving general muscle strength are great prognostic signs if person is suffering from early metabolic bone disorder like osteoporosis. The handgrip dynamometer is a great method that can easily measure muscle strength of a person. This test is preferred because it is simple, easy and non-invasive. Handgrip strength is a great predictor of musculoskeletal functionality and nutritional status of a person.