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Prevent Fractures with PT

March 12, 2013

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The United States Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF- now say that five times fast) recently issued new recommendations in regard to vitamin D and calcium supplement prescription to prevent fractures.  The recommendations guide health professionals to practice utilizing current research evidence. The task force concluded, “the current evidence is insufficient to assess the balance of […]

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The Silent Killer

November 6, 2009


Bones are living tissue, constantly breaking down and rebuilding.  They respond to the stresses placed on them, building more bone when there is more demand and breaking down when there isn’t.  Weight-bearing exercise stimulates the bones to rebuild.   When we are sedentary there isn’t demand to build, thus the rate of breaking down bone can […]

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