The Rehab South Osteoporosis Center of Excellence is here for you! Up to 50 percent of women and men over age 50 have or will develop osteoporosis. As professional partners with the National Osteoporosis Foundation (NOF), we know most affected people will suffer a related fracture in their lifetime, often with devastating results.
The Osteoporosis Center of Excellence for Treatment and Education, the future of osteoporosis treatment is here!!
Rehab South's Osteoporosis Center of Excellence will help you become pro-active in treating your osteoporosis, reducing fear through knowledge.
Do you want to have the latest edge in education and treatment to combat osteoporosis? Ask your doctor to send you to us!
Osteoporosis can be fatal. Statistics show that 36 percent of men and 24 percent of women die within one year of a hip fracture. Let us show you how to prevent or reverse the odds of this happening to you.
FREE Bone Density Screenings/Consultations. Our expertise is in helping your doctor help you! Medication and calcium are not enough to give you the maximum edge for fighting this disease. Education, understanding and proper exercise training are your greatest tools. Crucial exercise can sound so easy and be so difficult and walking is not nearly enough! Our Education and Physical Therapy Programs are tailored to each individual's needs. We will deal with pain, balance, posture, muscle strengthening, and weight bearing exercise to rebuild bone mass. You will benefit from being taught to exercise properly without fear of injury. You will develop a better quality of life.
Online resources for more information about osteoporosis:
What You Need To Know About Osteoporosis from the American Physical Therapy Association
National Osteoporosis Foundation (NOF)
NOF Survey Shows Few Women Believe They Are at Risk for Osteoporosis, Despite Staggering Prevalence Numbers
Visit our free monthly support group. Check out "Support Groups" for the current Schedule.
Are you at risk for osteoporosis?
• Female: small, thin frame
• Male: small, thin frame
• Over 40 years old
• Family history of osteoporosis
• Related medical conditions
• Early menopause or amenorrheas
• Digestive (absorption) problems
• Lifestyle: insufficient exercise, calcium intake
• Decreased hormone levels: male or female
SERVICES WE OFFER:
• Free screenings and consultations
• Insurance coverage evaluated and filed
• Medicare/private insurance providers
• Up-to-date information on nutrition, lifestyle, exercise
• Free support group