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The Ripa Center Osteoporosis Program – Strengthen the Bone


Osteoporosis is a disease that affects the bones. Individuals with osteoporosis have bones that have become thin and are at increased risk for fracture. Osteoporosis is a treatable condition and the benefits of treatment are the prevention of bone fractures and the improvement of bone density.

This program provides patient education, exercise, guidance, and self-management. The class begins with a 30-minute lecture on topics relating to osteoporosis and is followed by a one-hour exercise program led by a personal trainer.

Classes are once weekly, for six consecutive weeks, and consist of a lecture and exercise program.
Week 1 How menopause and age decrease bone formation
Week 2 How to exercise safely
Week 3 Nutrition for bones: Calcium/vitamin D
Week 4 Treatment for osteoporosis
Week 5 Fracture prevention
Week 6 Questions and review

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