Low Bone Density: Teenagers and Menopause | Bellingham Physical Therapy

https://youtu.be/Rhr0KR2go8c Build bone in your Bone Bank Add the "bone density" talk as another task for us parents.  As parents, we need to talk to our young kids about bone health. Children between the ages of about 11-and 19 have the capacity for building strong bones that will need to last them a lifetime. [...]

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Osteoporosis Treatment & Exercises, Bellingham, WA | Bellingham Physical Therapy

Think bone health at an early ageS Osteoporosis treatment Bellingham, WA As a Physical Therapist in Bellingham, WA, I have been treating clients with Osteopenia and Osteoporosis for years. Osteoporosis is a pediatric disease with geriatric consequences. Osteoporosis, a condition where bones become brittle and porous, affects over 10 million Americans. Another 40 [...]

Are You Aging Like a Rookie or Rockstar? | Bellingham Physical Therapy

  Are You Aging Like a Rookie or Rockstar? I turn 52 years old this year and some days I feel my age.  As a Physical Therapist in Bellingham, WA for the last 28 years, I realize how hard it can be to get older and still want to be active and strong.  Aging is [...]

Prevent Sarcopenia: Are you getting enough Protein? | Bellingham Physical Therapy

We can prevent Sarcopenia by our lifestyle choices. Sarcopenia is the loss of muscle mass as we age. Although some loss of strength is normal as we age, we can influence the rate of sarcopenia. Two ways of reducing the rate of sarcopenia are by strength training and by making sure we have an adequate [...]

No Squats! Older Adult Leg and Hip Strengthening Ex’s | Bellingham Physical Therapy

The squat is a great, functional exercise and the corner stone of many leg and hip strengthening routines. BUT what if you can't squat? May be it's due to a knee or hip replacement or knee arthritis. In this video, I talk about 6 strengthening exercises. The focus  is on the glutes, hamstrings, quadriceps, and [...]

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