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I’m sure if you were confined to a wheelchair you would think differently. It’s not as bad as people think in fact it has some benefits I’ve found lol. Can take kids to the Zoo or Royal… read more
In addition to osteoporosis, I have severe osteoarthritis in hips, knees, and feet. This is seriously impairing my ability to do many of the recommended exercises. I know I need to exercise, just seeking a program that I can do and not cause significantly more pain but still benefit from. This is all quite a balancing act!
I go to physical therapy right now twice a week to build up strength in ankles, knees & hips. They say that will help my balance. I am feeling stronger& better. I think u doing the exercises on other… read more
I was diagnosed today. I haven’t stopped crying. I have been a very healthy person. I’m scared after reading about the side effects of all those medications. I wonder if there are people who have decided not to take any medication and treat it just with a good diet and exercise. Is that a good idea?
I honestly believe all of us cried when we were diagnosed with the big O, I know I did. I too have always been a healthy woman who does not take any medications. After reading the many Severe… read more
I have been diagnosed with 2 compression fractures one of T7 and L4 over a year ago, T7 still causes me pain especially when I'm on my feet for extended periods of time and when I perform house cleaning jobs such as vacuuming and mopping floors. I work in retail so I have no alternative but to be on my feet for 7 to 8 hours a day. Everything I've read said they should heal within 6 to 8 weeks but I just dont that is my case. Any feed back is welcome!
I resisted osteo medication, but after multiple fractures i decided to give it a go, I was prescribed Denosumab injections twice yearly. It didn’t make much difference to my bone density after three… read more
Are you doing qi gong? Are you finding it helpful? For a week, or so I’ve been trying some SpaceToRelax qi gong exercises that are helping me feel less stressed, and less tight. What exercise routines are you doing to stretch and feel better? How much is age related and how much is osteo related? I’m confused!
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