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11.26.2018

Osteoporosis: Bone Force Program

2 million Canadians have osteoporosis. One in three women & one in five men will suffer from an osteoporotic fracture in their lifetime By the time an individual has their first osteoporotic fracture, the disease is already advanced. Osteoporosis can lead to pain, disfigurement, lowered self-esteem, decreased mobility and decreased independence. In Canada, there are 25,000 hip fractures yearly, with 70% related to osteoporosis. Hip fractures result in disability in 50% of survivors, and cause death in 20% of cases. Exercise is the only therapy that can reduce fracture risk by slowing bone density loss, increasing muscle mass, and improving strength and balance.

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