Monthly Archives: November 2018

Disc disease and a weighted vest: Still a good idea?

I just posted a blog about how walking/hiking with a weighted vest can be an integral part of helping to stabilize bone density with those who suffer from Osteopenia or Osteoporosis.  However, I received a great question, “ Hi Ed, I have degenerative disc disease in my spine. I get some intermittent nerve symptoms in my

By |November 6th, 2018|Spine Health|

Osteopenia or Osteoporosis? Try a weighted vest

 Osteopenia or Osteoporosis? Try a weighted vest                     Mir Women's adjustable weighted vest According to the National Osteoporosis Foundation, osteoporosis affects 54 million Americans, mostly women. Millions more Americans are estimated to have osteopenia (low bone mass), putting them at risk for osteoporosis. We

By |November 4th, 2018|Spine Health|