Osteoporosis Support Group

We discuss the evaluation, prevention and treatment of osteoporosis. Subjects covered include diet, exercise, vitamins, calcium, medications, "complementary" and "integrative" medicine. Educational information will be presented by experts, and tips will be shared by those who have personal experience with osteoporosis. You will hear how others have learned to cope with disability and pain from osteoporotic fractures. You will have the opportunity to contribute your own ideas and ask all the questions you always wanted to ask, in a friendly informal setting.

 

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Nov 12, 2020
 

Stand Strong: Improving Balance, Preventing Falls, and Protecting Your Spine

Janet Popp, PT, MS

Falls are not a normal part of aging, many can be prevented. Learn how the body controls balance, ways to reduce your chances of a fall, and strategies to protect your spine from injury.

Janet Popp is a home health physical therapist and holds a MS in gerontology. She is adjunct faculty at UNM Health Sciences Center Division of Physical Therapy, chair of the New Mexico Adult Falls Prevention Coalition, and has a contract with the NM Department of Health to conduct fall prevention trainings for healthcare professionals. 


 

 

Due to social distancing requirements, the Osteoporosis Support Group meeting will be held virtually until further notice. Visit  https://ofnm.regfox.com/options-for-better-bone-health-support-group-meeting to register for the Support Group. Once registered, you will receive an email with instructions on how to join the meeting along with helpful handouts that will be discussed during the meeting. 

The osteoporosis support group is held three times a year at the Coronado Villa Retirement Resort which is located at 6900 San Vicente Ave NE, Albuquerque, NM 87109. Seating is limited so reserve your seat now.

The meeting begins at 1:30 pm and can last until 3:00 pm mountain time. 

 


Get In Touch

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Contact Details

  Address:
300 Oak St. NE
Albuquerque, NM 87106

  Email:
info@ofnm.org

  Phone: 505-857-3956