Osteoporosis is a disease characterized by low bone mass and deterioration of bone tissue. It mostly affects bones of the hip, spine, wrist and shoulder and because of the bones being “weak” can cause the bones to fracture. To find out more about Osteoporosis please check www.osteoporosis.ca.
Studies predict at least 1 in 3 women and 1 in 5 men will suffer from an osteoporotic fracture
Here at Sherway Physiotherapy we can help with pains and disabilities associated with osteoporosis by helping you:
- improve your body’s alignment and posture
- strengthen the musculature of the core, spine, upper and lower extremities
- improving joint flexibility, balance and stamina
Our program involves a detailed assessment, designing an individualized program to benefit your particular issues, a supervised individual and group exercise program depending on individual ability. Our program is strictly customized and developed to benefit personal and objective goals.
The program is developed by OsteoCircuit to reduce risk factors for falls as well as fracture risks for those with osteoporosis.