Tag Archives : Osteoporosis

Osteoporosis and Physiotherapy

Osteoporosis or osteopenia is a common disease which affects over one million Australians.  It is often known as a “silent disease” with no obvious symptoms.  Osteoporosis or osteopenia occurs when bones lose minerals, such as calcium, faster than the body can replace it.  As a result, these bones become structurally weak and more brittle resulting in a […]

Healthy Ageing

Last week our physiotherapist Frances Brown was invited to attend the Rotary Club of Malvern to discuss healthy ageing. She discussed how diet and fitness are two of the biggest influence on our general health and how we can age healthily. “Good health not only helps older Australians to enjoy a good quality of life […]