Diet and Exercise for Bone Health

Protein for Low Bone Mass

Bone growth is a tough task. You can optimize your movement, improve balance, and take medications, but without a targeted nutrition plan – you’re still in the dark. Protein is a key regulator of muscle protein growth. With age, we become less efficient at using protein and thus need even more of it. This video provides the equation for optimal protein intake for aging adults.

Strength Training for Older Adults: Put Your Body to the Test

Do you want to keep your legs strong but are not sure how to measure your strength? This excellent at-home test has been hiding in plain sight. The 5 times sit-to-stand test is all you need for a lifetime of independence. The lower, the better; don’t you dare bend at your spine.

Go Beyond the Surface: The Uniqueness of Your Osteoporosis Exam

We’ll examine what a thorough physical exam should entail, including mobility, dynamic balance, and strength. But ALWAYS start with your goal.
There are TONS of recommended treatment options – medications, diet changes, calcium, tai chi, resistance training, and impact exercise. Although various treatment options are available for osteoporosis, there is no one-size-fits-all approach to treating this condition. Your treatment plan is as unique as you are. In this video, we will discuss why it’s important to create an individualized treatment plan that is tailored to each patient’s unique goals.

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