Osteoporosis

Osteoporosisis a musculoskeletal disorder with compromised bone strength that redisposes an individual to have an increased fracture risk. Osteoporosis can occur at all ages. It can affect men, women and young adults. Osteoporosis affects 55% of people over the age of 50, making it more common than breast, uterine and ovarian cancer all combined. Osteoporosis is related to fractures, occurs in 1 of every 2 women and can be life altering.

The physical therapists at PT Center for Women can help with the prevention and treatment of osteoporosis. With treatment through exercise, stretching and posture, patients can improve their quality of life, bone strength and overall flexibility and endurance. At PT Center for Women, the patient will be evaluated for the appropriate program, which will include exercises, education in posture, body mechanics and safe movement.