Osteoporosis is quickly becoming a major health issue for a significant amount of people, with Osteoporosis Australia reporting that every 5-6 minutes an Australian is admitted to hospital with an osteoporotic fracture. This figure is due to almost double by 2021.
Exercise not only improves and maintains bone health but also increases the size, strength and capacity of muscles. This is important as we get older to improve balance and prevent falls, and their potential consequences such as broken bones.
Our Gym classes can provide you with a suitable exercise program (including resistance training, Pilates exercises and balance exercises), as well as providing education on how to deal with the increased risk of Osteoporosis, which usually increases with age.
Our Physiotherapists happily communicate with your GP or specialist if a multidisciplinary approach is of benefit.
To ensure our allied health professionals can provide an exercise programme which is both appropriate for your needs, challenging, and helps you work towards your exercise goals, we generally require you to attend the following:
To book with any of our experienced & qualified allied health staff, you can: