Spine Health

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|

Thoracic Spine Class: October 21st – 23rd, 2016 in Bellingham, WA

The Thoracic Spine ~From the Inside Out~ Weekend workshop presented by Ed Deboo, MSPT and Elizabeth Deboo, MSPT   Where:  2114 James St. Bellingham, WA When:  Meet, Greet & Introduction - Friday October 21, 6:30-9:00 PM, with light refreshments served. Workshop - Saturday & Sunday October 22 and 23, 10:00 AM-5:00 PM What: Lab/Experiential & Didactic Content Cost: $425, 14.5 contact hours

By |September 29th, 2016|neck pain, Spine Health|

Low bone density from Osteoporosis? Try a weighted vest

According to the National Osteoporosis Foundation, over 54 million Americans are living with low bone mass or osteoporosis. Since many of my clients are female, this is a frequent topic of discussion. In addition to supplements, medications, and weight training, I also recommend a weighted vest. Women who are most at risk for bone fractures

By |November 10th, 2015|Blog, Spine Health|
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