Osteoporosis is a condition where your bones lose bone mass and become thin and susceptible to injury. it is known as a “silent thief” because bone deterioration can go on for years with no symptoms. osteoporosis related Fractures are more common than heart attacks, strokes & breast cancer combined. the importance of proper medical management and physical activity is critical to minimize bone loss and decrease risk of fractures

Physiotherapy can help by

  • Informing you of recommended strengthening, aerobic and balance exercises for individuals with osteoporosis

  • Educating you on safe ways to perform your daily activities to minimize your risk for spinal fractures and falls

  • Developing an exercise program to improve your postural alignment, core and back strength; thereby decreasing the stress on your spine and joints

  • Restoring your strength and managing pain following an osteoporosis-related fracture

  • Improving your balance through strengthening and balance training to decrease your risk for falls