Bone Health

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bone matrix
Osteoporosis

Osteoporosis, which literally means "porous bone," is a condition in which the density and quality of bone are reduced, greatly increasing the risk of fracture. Often there are no symptoms until the first fracture occurs.

How Physical Therapy Can Help

Many studies have proven that exercise is a critical factor in improving and maintaining bone health. However, the evidence also shows that not all exercise is created equal when it comes to building stronger bones! In fact, there are many exercises and exercise machines that can put you at greater risk for spinal fractures.

Working together, I will give you the tools and information you need to take charge of your bone health.

The Program

An individualized and comprehensive treatment program will include:

  • Back and core strengthening exercises
  • Balance exercises for fall prevention
  • Flexibility exercises
  • Posture education
  • Body awareness training

All aspects of this program are derived from evidence-based research in the field of osteoporosis.