Prevent a painful bone fracture
Let our physical therapists help you prevent further bone loss and strengthen already-weakened bones.
Our team will guide you through exercises to build and maintain healthy bones and lower your risk of falling and suffering a fracture.
Osteoporosis is a condition where bone mineral density decreases to the point that you have an increased likelihood of fractures. It is diagnosed by a DEXA scan, with a T score of less than -2.5.
Osteoporosis occurs when the creation of new bone doesn't keep up with the removal of old bone. Half of women and a quarter of men over the age of 50 will suffer an osteoporosis-related fracture. Osteoporosis-related fractures most commonly occur in the hip, wrist, or spine.
Medications, healthy diet, and weight-bearing exercise can help prevent bone loss or strengthen already-weak bones.
Physical signs of osteoporosis can include:
Risk factors for osteoporosis can include: