Posts Tagged: bone density

Healthy Bones: Osteoporosis

This month we are focusing on bone health. Unless you have recently sustained an injury to your bones, then it’s unlikely you’ve been putting much thought into their health. Since we can’t see our bones, it is much more difficult to remain aware and alert to their needs. For example, osteoporosis, which is a condition… Read more »

Female Athlete Triad – Prevention and Diagnosis

Understanding the Female Athlete Triad In 1971, before Title IX had past, it was estimated that 310,000 female athletes were participating in sports. In 2010 there were approximately 3,373,000 female participants. Over this period of time, a phenomenon described as the Female Athlete Triad has become an increasing concern for female athletes. An excellent review article… Read more »

Fighting the Aging Process

The Effects of Fitness on the Aging Process As we age, are there patterns of physical decline? Can those be slowed down or reversed with change in lifestyle? An excellent article was published in the September 2014 volume of the Journal of American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons. Dr. Bryan Vopat discussed the common physical changes that occur… Read more »