What is it like to live with a compression fracture? Are there effective ways to treat a compression fracture with Physical Therapy? Do I recommend specific exercises for my clients with compression fractures? Is there a best way to sleep with a compression fracture? I answer each of these questions … [Read more...] about How to Treat a Compression Fracture
Articles on the treatment and management of osteoporosis. In this section I discuss the wide range of strategies to effectively and safely treat osteoporosis, osteopenia and low bone density.
The topics can cover everything from osteoporosis exercise programs, ADLs, yoga, Tai Chi, nutrition, osteoporosis pharmaceuticals, osteoporosis supplements, and exercise equipment.
EVENITY is a medication, developed by biotechnology company Amgen. It treats post-menopausal women with osteoporosis and at a high risk of fracture. Your physician may refer to it by its product name, Romosozumab. EVENITY is its trade or marketing name. It is one of the newest treatments … [Read more...] about EVENITY: A Physician’s Perspective
How long can you take Prolia injections and are there any risks of discontinuing Prolia? What are the Prolia side effects and how long do Prolia side effects last? Can you stop taking Prolia? These are some of the questions individuals struggle with when a physician recommends Prolia. Many of the … [Read more...] about How Long Can You Take Prolia Injections
What types of exercise are best for cancer bone metastasis? Should you walk, swim or do your aerobic classes? What should a cancer patient do if she has never exercised? What about yoga for bone cancer patients? I recently had the opportunity to meet with Mary-Ann Dalzell and ask her to discuss … [Read more...] about Osteoporosis and Bone Cancer
An increasing number of my patients with low to moderate fracture risk have been prescribed a bisphosphonate. To help readers of this blog, I have prepared this post with my recommended bisphosphonates osteoporosis guidelines. Bisphosphonates Osteoporosis Guidelines I am a Physiotherapist … [Read more...] about Bisphosphonates Osteoporosis Guidelines
A number of my patients ask me if there such a thing as osteoporosis in the neck? Can you experience osteoporosis neck pain? Are there osteoporosis neck symptoms you should be looking out for? Osteoporosis in Neck When I probe them further for more information, they tell me that their DEXA Bone … [Read more...] about Osteoporosis Neck Pain