Russian fairy-tale about osteoporosis to help children learn about bone healthy lifestyle
Teaching children about osteoporosis
In Russia, a highly regarded orthopaedist who is a member of the Presidium of the Russian Association for Osteoporosis has authored a fairy-tale which features two sisters and a ‘strange little beast named Osteoporosis’.
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Allow the knees to rest gently against the bumper to brace your body.
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