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  • Taking Charge of Your Bone Health

    Are you at risk for bone loss and fractures? To answer that question, let’s go back to when you were a kid. What We Know If you followed bone-healthy recommendations…

  • Exercise Right to Prevent Fractures

    Finding out you have low bone density is frightening. Suddenly you worry that even the smallest activity may cause a fracture. Exercise is still very important to maintaining healthy bones,…

  • Your Feet are the Base of Support

    One of the important things in preventing falls is the importance of posture and alignment. It all begins with your feet! The feet provide a base of support for the…

  • 4 Tips to Prevent Falls

    The reason we want to prevent falls is to prevent broken bones. As we age, the bones of the skeleton lose their mineral density and the structure becomes thin and…

  • Is Tai Chi Good for Bone Health?

    Tai chi is a “soft” Chinese martial art that dates back to 1000–2000 BC. The emphasis of the practice is on slow, flowing movements that emphasize precision and force. The…

  • Tips to Prevent Falls During Winter Months

    These eight tips can help you to maintain your balance and move confidently across snowy, icy, or wet surfaces: Wear shoes with good traction. Dress warm. If you’re warm, your…

  • Tai Chi and Bone Health

    Tai chi is a “soft” Chinese martial art that dates back to 1000-2000 BC. The focus of the practice is on slow, flowing movements that emphasize precision and force. The goal…

  • Foot Exercises to Prevent Falls

    You are never too young or old to improve your foot health. Take them for a walk and do regular flexibility and resistance exercises. Exercise is good for your feet.…

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