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Video Series on Exercise and Osteoporosis
Osteoporosis Canada is excited to announce a video series on exercise and osteoporosis for Osteoporosis Month, developed in partnership with the University of Waterloo and Geriatric Education and Research in Aging Sciences Centre.
Each day, from Monday to Friday, for the month of November, we will post a new video to provide ideas for safe and effective exercise and physical activity. We will start our video series telling the stories of four very different people with osteoporosis and showing you their innovative solutions to keep healthy and active.
Which one will speak to you?
Disclaimer: “The information contained in these videos is not intended to replace medical advice. Consult your healthcare provider or a physical therapist about what exercises are right for you”
Learn about our new video series for Osteoporosis Month which will showcase lots of ways for people with osteoporosis to exercise safely and effectively. There will be a new video every Monday to Friday in November.
Video 2: Meet Deborah – An Active Woman with Moderate Fracture Risk
Deborah is an active woman in her late 40’s who has osteoporosis and is at moderate risk of fracture. Follow her story and her physical activity plans as she learns safe ways to stay active and healthy.
Video 8: Meet Meera – A Family-Oriented Woman at High Risk of Osteoporosis
Meera is a family-oriented woman in her 70’s who has osteoporosis and is at high risk of fracture. Follow her story and her physical activity plans as she learns safe ways to exercise around the house and with friends, while keeping up with her energetic family.
Video 9: Meera’s Exercises: Part 1 – Activities of Daily Living
Meera is a family-oriented woman in her 70’s who has osteoporosis and is at high risk of fracture. This video will show you tricks she came up with to stay fit around the house doing everyday activities.
Video 10: Meera’s Exercises: Part 2 – Tips for Community Class Participation
Meera is a family-oriented woman in her 70’s who has osteoporosis and is at high risk of fracture. Learn about what to look for in a community exercise class and some important tips about starting a walking program.
Video 11: Meet Mary – A Woman in Her 90’s at High Risk of Fracture
Mary is a woman in her 90’s with osteoporosis and is at high risk of fracture. Meet her and her daughter and follow their story and physical activity plans as Mary works to maintain her independence around the home.