Tag Archives: bone

Oct
19
2013
10.19 Blog

Being both a pediatric physical therapist and a mom has its pros and cons. My kids don’t always love it – do you remember your mom telling you to sit … More…

Oct
19
2012
Free weights group exercise

Bone and Joint Health National Awareness Week is here, and it’s a good time to think about how to take care of your bones and joints! It is never too … More…

Aug
16
2012

Bone Health Monthly Forums at Hospital for Special Surgery

by Public and Patient Education Department
x-ray of hip

Hospital for Special Surgery’s Public & Patient Education Department is offering new monthly workshops focused on bone health this fall! Keeping your bones healthy and preventing osteoporosis may not be … More…

Apr
4
2012
X-ray of knee

Q1. What dose and type of calcium and vitamin D supplementation do you recommend for patients, especially women, on long-term prednisone?  Are dairy products enough or do I need extra … More…

Jan
30
2012

Tips for Building Bone Strength

by HSS on the Move
Women with weights

Patricia Spergl, MSN, RN, ANP-BC, Nurse Clinician at the Osteoporosis Prevention Center at HSS, offers the following advice about exercise and building bone strength: Exercise recommendations for building bone strength are two-fold.  One … More…