By Ernie Schramayr November, 2022
"I recently had the opportunity to attend a training program for health and fitness professionals who work with clients at risk of developing osteoporosis or who
The global approach to rehabilitation following an osteoporotic fragility fracture: A review of the rehabilitation working group of the International Osteoporosis Foundation (IOF) committee of scientific advisors
D. Pinto1,2 · M. Alshahrani1,3 · R. Chapurlat4 · T. Chevalley5 · E.
Having Caregiving Responsibilities Affects Management of Fragility Fractures and Bone Health
In a recent publication we examined how caregiving responsibilities were associated with, and possibly impacted by, the fracture experience and the resulting management of bone health. We
A case study on assessing patients’ risk for osteoporosis, facilitating proactive care
Background: 1 in 3 women and 1 in 5 men will suﬀer from an osteoporotic fracture during their lifetime.1 Despite guidelines being available for disease management,
Staying Balanced with Taichi
Take action to make sure you are staying fracture-free and are taking care of your bone health. Ensure that your home environment is free of clutter and any obstacles and take care when walking
Each year in London Ontario, there are approximately 400 fragility hip fractures, acutely cared for across two teaching hospital sites. Currently, London does not have a citywide fracture liaison service addressing the needs of
Dr. Judi Laprade, Bone Fit™ Lead Trainer and Associate Professor at the Department of Surgery at the University of Toronto, was recently awarded the School of Rehabilitation Therapy Distinguished Alumni Award from Queen’s University.
At the end of November, Dr. Steve Richie retired from his full-time orthopaedic surgeon practice in Brantford. It is a career he says has “been great and fabulous” and he leaves
with some ambivalent