Osteoporosis & Postural Care
Stand Tall Postural Program
In addition to exercises, therapy for osteoporosis may also include massage, aquatic therapy and manual therapy. Osteoporosis is a condition in which bones become thin and brittle and break easily. One third of all women over 50 will have broken bones in the spine due to Osteoporosis.
Understanding osteoporosis treatment is vital for everyone, particularly if you have risk factors for osteoporosis. Treatment is targeted to prevent further bone loss and fractures and to strengthen bones, increase flexibility and manage pain.
Increase muscle strength primarily targeted at the back extensors, abdominals, and hips.
Increase bone strength and prevent fractures.
Reduce and or alleviate pain Improve body mechanics.
The Sarah Meeks Methods® for Osteoporosis
At Horizon Rehabilitation our Sarah Meeks® trained and certified physical therapists help improve your posture as well as reducing fractures using the research-proven Sarah Meeks Method® 12–point program.