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A 53-year-old female asked:

is light running acceptable to start if i am an otherwise healthy 54 year old female with osteoporosis? i worry mainly about causing spinal problems.

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Dr. Mark Pack
Dr. Mark Pack answered
General Surgery 31 years experience
Depends: That frustrating comment that many exercise shows and most exercise programs say ' please see your doctor prior to beginning any exercise routine' is so true. It would be hard to answer your question without knowing your health status, the extent of your osteoporosis, and other pertinent factors about you. Please ask your doctor what would be safe for you to do.

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