Tag Archives: bone health

Do I Right — Prevent Fractures

Do It Right: Unpacking Groceries


Keep spine lengthened and straight, chest lifted and knees bent.

Allow the knees to rest gently against the bumper to brace your body.

Hinge at the hips instead of rounding the back to reach into the trunk.

Lift one bag at a time, keeping shoulders back.

For other tips, download American Bone Health’s  Do It Right booklet.

Heel Ultrasound is not the best assessment for osteoporosis

BONESense on Heel Ultrasounds

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There are many ultrasound machines in the community – at the drug store, your doctor’s office and especially at health fairs. Is a heel ultrasound screening worth removing your shoe for? Probably not.

Here’s why>>

Learn more about American Bone Health.

Bone-Building Workout

 Bone-Building Workout
Fri, 22 Jul 2011 08:21:12 -0500

Source: HealthDay – Video

For older women, the same activities that strengthen muscles can also strengthen bones.

A new study from Scottish researchers provides compelling support that postmenopausal women should get the right kinds of exercise for their bone health.

View the video »