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Low bone density from Osteoporosis? Try a weighted vest

According to the National Osteoporosis Foundation, over 54 million Americans are living with low bone mass or osteoporosis. Since many of my clients are female, this is a frequent topic of discussion. In addition to supplements, medications, and weight training, I also recommend a weighted vest. Women who are most at risk for bone fractures […]

What do 10 million Americans have in common? Osteoporosis

What do 10 million Americans have in common? Osteoporosis: what exactly is it and how does one prevent it in the first place? As physical therapists, we evaluate to find a diagnosis and treat accordingly. But so many times I think we miss the first step of this which is prevention. What can one do […]