Body Basics for Bones: Beat Osteoporosis, Build Better Bones!
Osteoporosis is often referred to as the silent thief-stealing your bone mass without warning. A fracture may be your first sign. Contrary to popular opinion, this is not just a disease of the elderly or unique to women. Most of us know someone with osteoporosis. It is a rapidly growing problem affecting millions of North Americans. In part this is due to changing lifestyles, improper nutrition, less physical activity and a greater reliance on medication.Body Basics For Bones is easy to read and beautifully illustrated. It is packed with up-to-date information and evidence-based practices enabling you to take good care of and build better bones. Topics covered include why we lose bone, food for your bones, sit safely & protect your spine, sports and recreation, what to do if you have a fracture and pain management.
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abdominal activity Alternate sides Repeat back pain back straight back support balance exercises BASICS for bones bend forward BODY BASICS bone loss bone mass breathing build better bones caffeine calcium cheese consult your doctor cont'd dairy products DIAPHRAGMATIC BREATHING diet five counts floor foods groceries HIP FRACTURES hips and knees improve increase intake Keep your back lactose intolerance lifestyle lower back maintain good posture maintain tummy tuck menopause mg of calcium milk minutes mL 1 cup move your feet muscle group muscle imbalances MYOFASCIAL RELEASE natural inward curve neck Perform and maintain physiotherapist pillows place your arms position POSTURAL CORRECTION processed cheese Progress to holding pull your shoulders pull your stomach relax Repeat Repeat this exercise risk factors risk of injury seat shoulders back sitting spinal fracture spine squeeze your shoulder Stand tall STRAIGHTENING strengthening stretch toes Tofu Vitamin walking program weight training