Osteoporosis is a condition that causes bones to become weak and thin. Count on the specialists at Sentara to help you stay strong and prevent falls.
Osteoporosis Care: Why Choose Sentara?
If you have osteoporosis, you're at increased risk for bone fractures. Our physical therapy specialists design personalized rehab programs that build strength and balance to help you stay safe.
Meet our experts to learn more about how we care for you.
Osteoporosis Treatment and Services
We diagnose and treat osteoporosis in women and men of all ages. Our specialists help you understand the risks of this condition and what you can do to protect your bones. We offer:
Our therapists work with you to learn more about your posture and how you move. We design exercise plans focused on making you stronger and safer.
We help you understand your fracture risk and how to make your home and environment safer to help prevent falls. Our team works with specialists in our fall-prevention therapy program.
Physical therapists in our orthopedic rehabilitation program develop specific exercises to strengthen your muscles and bones. Using exercise, we help slow the progression of osteoporosis.
We use exercise to help you:
- Improve posture
- Maintain balance
- Protect bones
- Stay safe during daily activities
Bracing and support
We offer bracing to decrease pain from compression fractures and padding to protect hips during a fall.
Osteoporosis Program Benefits
Our physical therapists work closely with your doctors and other health professionals. We give you the resources and knowledge you need to stay safe.
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