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27 Jun 2022

How to Interpret Your Bone Density Scan Results

How to interpret your bone density scan results  So, your GP has had you get a scan to assess your bone density. You might even have a copy of this scan and a brief explanation of what it means, but let’s be honest – sometimes the numbers can be a little confusing. Let’s take this…

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13 Jul 2021

Exercising with Osteoporosis – Not all exercise is the same for bone health

We often think of our bones as quite brittle structures, but they are actually very metabolically active and always respond to the different stimuli that we give them. Bone responds to mechanical loading, and therefore loading bone specifically has the ability to stimulate bone development. This is why not all exercise is equally effective for…

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04 Jul 2019

What Exercise is Best for Osteoporosis?

One of the most effective lifestyle strategies to reduce losses in bone mineral density is physical activity and exercise [3]. Having a direct impact on bone properties means that exercise can not only play a role in prevention, but it can improve quality of life for those with osteoporosis and slow the progression of the…

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