Most people hear the word Osteoporosis and immediately think Brittle Bones, Fragile and Stooped Posture. While that is partly true, it is also true that we can do a lot to build muscle & consequently bone strength. You can also learn important exercises to straighten up & even regain lost height!!!
The Number 1 bone building stimulant is muscle strengthening!
Did you know that 80% of compression fractures of the spine are not felt at the time of injury???
Fractures commonly occur from sneezing & coughing.
If you have osteoporosis & note any change in your height or posture then you will benefit from skilled PT care
Pursuing Better Posture/Alignment
Come to ALIGN where you can learn “SAFE” Exercises for Osteoporosis as well as what to avoid in Yoga & Pilates classes to protect your spine!!!
SAFE: Skeletally Appropriate For Everyone
This is part of the highly effective Meeks Method for Osteoporosis Care
Proper form with daily movements is crucial to reducing your risk of fracture or further fractures...
Ex. How you tie your shoes or reach into the back seat of your car can seriously injure your spine
Fear of Falling is a number one predictor of falls
The last thing you want is to fracture your hip and spend most of the next year relearning how to walk!
Come in and discuss strategies to improve your balance and reduce your risk of falling!