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Managing Osteoporosis: Clinical Implications for Rehab Professionals

Published by <p>This course is for rehab professionals wanting to learn about lifestyle medicine strategies, fall prevention guidelines, exercise prescription guidelines, sample home exercises, effects of nutrition, sleep, psychological stress and risk substance use on the topic of osteoporosis. <div class="woocommerce"> <div class="woocommerce-info wc-memberships-restriction-message wc-memberships-message wc-memberships-content-restricted-message"> This content is only available to members. </div> </div> </p>

Standing Frame and Electrical Stimulation Therapies Partially Preserve Bone Strength in a Rodent Model of Acute Spinal Cord Injury (2013)

Published by <p>Participants Seven-week-old male Winstar rats were divided into four groups. A sham group was given a laminectomy but no SCI. The second group was given a complete cord transection at T10 and no subsequent intervention. The third group was given a complete cord transection at T10 and a standing frame (SF) intervention. The last group […] <div class="woocommerce"> <div class="woocommerce-info wc-memberships-restriction-message wc-memberships-message wc-memberships-content-restricted-message"> This content is only available to members. </div> </div> </p>

High-Intensity Resistance and Impact Training Improves Bone Mineral Density and Physical Function in Postmenopausal Women with Osteopenia and Osteoporosis: The LIFTMOR Randomized Controlled Trial (2017)

Published by <p>Exercise has been proposed as a method to improve bone mineral density (BMD) but the results have been modest at best in prior studies. Foundational evidence suggests bone responds optimally to high intensity loading, but this has not been translated into clinical practice due to safety concerns. The authors attempted to determine the efficacy and […] <div class="woocommerce"> <div class="woocommerce-info wc-memberships-restriction-message wc-memberships-message wc-memberships-content-restricted-message"> This content is only available to members. </div> </div> </p>

Supplements for Joint Pain and Healing

Published by <p>Physical therapists are commonly asked about whether supplements can help with joint pain or with healing. It is prudent to refer these patients to a registered dietitian when they are open to this, but having background knowledge of the state of the evidence is useful for physical therapists and can be discussed in some states. […] <div class="woocommerce"> <div class="woocommerce-info wc-memberships-restriction-message wc-memberships-message wc-memberships-content-restricted-message"> This content is only available to members. </div> </div> </p>

Osteoporosis: What to Expect

Published by <p>This handout outlines what osteoporosis is, what causes it, what can be done to prevent it and what strategies can be used to minimize its impact.  <div class="woocommerce"> <div class="woocommerce-info wc-memberships-restriction-message wc-memberships-message wc-memberships-content-restricted-message"> This content is only available to members. </div> </div> </p>

Joint Protection

Published by <p>This handout describes joint protection techniques and data related to arthritis diagnoses. Includes education in nutrition, lifestyle, activity, body, and movement to serve as an educational and training material to use during OT intervention. <div class="woocommerce"> <div class="woocommerce-info wc-memberships-restriction-message wc-memberships-message wc-memberships-content-restricted-message"> This content is only available to members. </div> </div> </p>

Evidence Based Fracture Prevention

Published by <p>Fall related fractures are highly prevalent and can contribute to significant disability. This handout outlines strategies that have been proven to reduce the risk of fracture in older adults or in people with osteoporosis. <div class="woocommerce"> <div class="woocommerce-info wc-memberships-restriction-message wc-memberships-message wc-memberships-content-restricted-message"> This content is only available to members. </div> </div> </p>

Evidence Based Exercise Protocol to Improve Bone Density

Published by <p>This intervention piece provides insight into optimal exercise strategies to stimulate optimal bone adaptations for those with decreased bone mineral density. The exercises utilized in the LIFTMOR trial to improve bone mineral density in post-menopausal women are summarized. <div class="woocommerce"> <div class="woocommerce-info wc-memberships-restriction-message wc-memberships-message wc-memberships-content-restricted-message"> This content is only available to members. </div> </div> </p>