The physical therapists at COAST Physical Therapy can establish an individualized program to utilize exercises in their ability to manipulate bone mineral density. There are very specific exercises used to manage osteoporosis, which can assist the body in making the bones of the skeleton thicker and stronger to help resist fracture.
The recommendation according to the New York State Osteoporosis Prevention and Education Program (NYSOPEP) is 30 minutes of weight-bearing exercise, most days of the week, consisting of walking, jogging, aerobics, and weight training. Weight-bearing exercise and muscle strengthening can improve strength, agility, and balance, thus reducing the risk of falling.
Through the Osteoporosis Bone Density Management Program at (Pull this together please, it’s separated online) COAST Physical Therapy, individuals can expect to see improved one mineral density, muscular strength, power, and endurance.