Learning About Osteoporosis Risk Factors We Can Control

Do We Really Understand the Risk Factors? We’ve all heard about osteoporosis. Many of us relate it to a disease that plagues older women – perhaps our mothers or grandmothers. Those of us who are younger may consider it an “older person’s disease,” and though it strikes as we grow older there are many things [...]

2017-02-03T15:09:57+00:00 April 25th, 2017|General|Comments Off on Learning About Osteoporosis Risk Factors We Can Control

No Pain, No Gain – Working Out with Joint Pain

“No pain, no gain,” we have all heard this statement before. Whether our gym teacher yelled it during class or our coaches screamed it across the football field, many of us have lived with this statement to always push ourselves past the point of pain to improve our game or to lose more weight, gain [...]

2016-11-28T11:33:54+00:00 April 17th, 2017|General|Comments Off on No Pain, No Gain – Working Out with Joint Pain

Osteoporosis Gardening Safety Tips

With spring comes warmer weather and the gardening season is upon us.  When we set aside enough time for gardening we really see results. We can stand back and watch plants grow and bloom knowing it was our green thumb that made it happen. Osteoporosis shouldn’t stop you from enjoying this activity. Based on information [...]

2017-02-03T15:09:57+00:00 April 12th, 2017|General|Comments Off on Osteoporosis Gardening Safety Tips

7 Steps to a Healthy Back and Spine

Give your back the attention it deserves. No matter how health conscious you are, you probably don’t think about your spine health on a daily basis. But the truth is, your back is the main support system for your body. It allows you to sit, stand, turn, bend and bear weight. If you injure your [...]

2017-04-11T09:32:02+00:00 April 11th, 2017|General|Comments Off on 7 Steps to a Healthy Back and Spine