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Osteoporosis Prevention & Maintenance

Osteoporosis is a condition in which bone strength is compromised predisposing the skeleton to an increased risk of fracture. Half of all bone fractures are associated with osteoporosis.

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How can physiotherapy help osteoporosis?

Physiotherapists at Motion Works Physiotherapy & Sports Injury Centre are trained in the management and prevention of osteoporosis.

If you have been diagnosed with osteoporosis, are recovering from a fracture or if you would like to decrease your risk for developing the disease, our physiotherapists will provide you with a comprehensive individualized exercise program.

Exercises are geared to improving overall posture, flexibility, strength, and balance which will enable you to return to a safe and active lifestyle.

Osteoporosis Treatment & Management, Motionworks Stittsville

Risk factors associated with the development of osteoporosis include:

  • Advanced age
  • Female gender
  • Low body weight or a thin and slender build
  • Recent weight loss
  • History of fractures
  • Family history of fractures
  • Tobacco use
  • Alcohol Abuse
  • Asian or Caucasion
  • Lack of exercise
  • Extended use of certain medications (e.g., corticosteroids, anticonvulsants, and thyroid medicine)
  • Eating disorders such as anorexia or bulimia

Are you at-risk for osteoporosis?

Our physiotherapists can create a customized treatment plan to reduce your risk, and improve your mobility.

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