Posts Tagged ‘osteoporosis’
A walk in the gardens – just what the doctor ordered
There are always things that need to be done. But, sometimes peace and quiet in nature is just what the doctor ordered. Our last exercise post was about the benefits of…Read More
Osteoporosis- related spine fractures: Perspective of a Neurosurgeon
Over the past several weeks, we’ve posted a series of articles about osteoporosis, including lifestyle measures for prevention and a 3-part series on exercises to improve bone density and decrease…Read More
Exercises for Osteopenia and Osteoporosis Prevention – part 3
Building (excuse the osteoporosis pun!) on the two previous articles, this next series of four exercises focuses on strengthening your legs and hips by using your own body weight. Photos…Read More
Exercises for Osteopenia and Osteoporosis prevention – part 2
In addtion to building bone, these routines can help improve endurance, strength, posture and balance to help with decreasing the risk of falls and fractures. The previous article and video demonstrated a series…Read More
Exercises for better bones and healthier bodies
Today we’ll be talking about exercises that focus on prevention of osteopenia and osteoporosis. Aside from being beneficial for bones, these routines can help improve endurance, strength, posture and balance…Read More
You Have Osteoporosis. What’s Next?
You recently had a DEXA bone density scan. You have been told you have osteopenia or osteoporosis – i.e. mild or more significant bone thinning, respectively – which carry a…Read More
Osteoporosis – How Can Fractures Be Prevented?
Winter is upon us and along with holiday cheer comes the beautiful yet hazardous snow and ice. Osteoporosis is the most common type of bone disease, characterized by a decrease…Read More