Osteoporosis is a silent disease. There may be no outward symptoms until a fracture occurs, making it a very debilitating disease both physically and mentally. TherapySouth understands how difficult osteoporosis can be to overcome. Our physical therapists can develop a specific program based on your individual osteoporosis needs to help improve your overall bone health, keep your bones healthy and help you avoid future fractures. Our osteoporosis physical therapy program includes:
- Specific exercises to build bone or decrease the amount of bone loss
- Working Proper posture
- Improving your balance so as to reduce your risk of falling
- Teaching you how improve your environment to protect your bone health
- Weight-bearing exercises
- Resistance exercises
If you are suffering from osteoporosis, and need help managing your disease and improving your life, the physical therapists at TherapySouth are here to help.