Posts filed under 'Bone Health'

Tips to Boost Bone Health

We know exercising and eating right help our bones stay strong.  Weight bearing exercise helps strengthen bones and foods high in calcium keep calcium levels where they need to be.   Here are five other less discussed ways to increase bone health: Don’t smoke Recent Studies have shown a link between tobacco use and decreased bone […]

Continue Reading Add comment July 23rd, 2015

Osteoporosis and You — Strong Bones for Life

According to the International Osteoporosis Foundation, osteoporosis causes more than 8.9 million fractures annually worldwide, with 1 in 3 women and 1 in 5 men over 50 experiencing fractures.  And The National Osteoporosis Foundation, says 52 million Americans have low bone density. Aging, certain medicines, medical conditions, genetics and lifestyle choices can all lead to […]

Continue Reading Add comment January 23rd, 2014

Hip Resurfacing Lets Boomers Stay Active

After hip resurfacing, patient wins two Firefighter Combat Challenges “I’ve always been athletic,” says City of Cleveland Firefighter Donald Kempf, 55. “But when my left hip started hurting me, I thought my athletic life was done. The doctors believe my hip condition is genetic,” he explains. “My father has had five hip replacements. It all started […]

Continue Reading Add comment December 5th, 2013

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