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The objective of our Osteoporosis Program is to assist patients at risk or diagnosed with osteopenia or osteoporosis to acquire increased bone mass and muscle strength. The program focuses on physical rehabilitation and balance training with the use of our specialized modalities (including rehab with vibration therapy). Patients will be instructed on self-management techniques, including weight bearing activities, balance and proper nutrition/supplementation to increase bone density and continue to support bone health. Click here to read about the benefits of vibration therapy.
Our interdisciplinary team of professionals includes:
- Nurse Case Coordinator
- Additional Disciplines as Required
Criteria for Inclusion:
Candidates for this program are 40 years of age or older and are either at risk or diagnosed with osteopenia or osteoporosis. Our clinical team will screen the patient prior to admission to the program. Our Nurse Case Coordinator oversees treatment from admission to discharge.
Course of Treatment:
Treatment consists of 2 monthly rehabilitation sessions, 1 consult per month and up to 3 weekly vibration exercise sessions for 6 weeks to 16 weeks. Program length will depend upon the client’s severity of condition and treatment goals. The program will be on-site or in seniors homes.