Osteoporosis is a condition which results in decreased bone density and strength. It affects both men and women, however women are more susceptible with onset usually occurring post menopause.
Strengthening your bones through weight exercise can slow down the rate of bone loss, and help prevent against fracture. Fractures due to osteoporosis usually affect the wrists , hips and spine.
Dunboyne Physiotherapy Clinic hold strength and conditioning classes for the over 55’s and are run locally in the Oak Center. If you’ve been diagnosed with osteoporosis, osteopenia or are seeking post operative strengthening for a hip or knee replacement, these classes would benefit. For further information on classes, please call 01-524 0496 or email email@example.com