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Osteoporosis Physical Rehabilitation Programs
Currently it is better to think of osteoporosis as a condition where the bone is weakened, and can be managed or treated rather than cured. This is usually performed by dietary modifications, ingestion of supplemental calcium, vitamin d and a class of agents notice the bisphosphonates. These are usually delivered via oral or intramuscular injection on a weekly or monthly ...Read more
See below: There are many great core strengthening exercises. I would recommend a visit with a physical therapist or personal trainer to learn proper technique. One of the best exercises are called planks. To do this lay on your stomach and lift your belly and legs off the ground with your forarms and toes on the ground. Try holding this postion for 15-30 seconds at a time. ...Read more
Not always: Physical rehabilitation is a general term for a group of treatments that are used for a variety of medical problems. Examples would be teaching someone to walk again with a stroke or amputation, rehabbing someone after a total knee or hip replacement, strengthening the muscles of an elderly person with weakness or hundreds of other conditions. It is not necessarily painful however can be at times. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I hyperextended my knee 3 weeks ago I can walk around normally but I don't have full range of motion should I go through physical rehabilitation?
Why are individuals who have severe physical disabilities (non weight bearing) more prone to osteoporosis or osteopenia?
If don't use it ....: Lack of force applied to bone over time causes loss of mass and strength: simular to muscle. ...Read more
What kind of exercise can I do if I have osteoporosis? What are the best, safest ways to get physical exercise with osteoporosis?
Can you tell me if throughout a physical examination, a patient has been diagnosed with osteoporosis, hypertension, and hirsutism. th?
Possible.: Hirsutism is the excessive hairiness on women in those parts of the body where terminal hair does not normally occur or is minimal and can be seen on a physical. Hypertension is measured with a blood pressure cuff, usually 2 or more elevated blood pressures. Osteoporosis is trickier, but could be diagnosed with a thorough history and physical, without DEXA scan. ...Read more
I have osteoporosis ( T-score 3.5). My physical therapist advices me to lift heavy weights (20 kg) while bending forward and on my trunk, am i at risk?
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