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Osteoporosis: Nonpharmacologic Management.
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PMID:  21478069     Owner:  NLM     Status:  Publisher    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Osteoporosis is a chronic disorder of the skeleton causing increased bone fragility and fractures. In the second of our 3-part series, we discuss the beneficial effects of nonpharmacologic agents in the management of osteoporosis. We review the evidence supporting the use of exercise, whole-body vibration, hip protectors, low-intensity pulsed ultrasound, bracing, and vertebral augmentation procedures. The mechanism of action, precautions, and expected outcomes are discussed. Nonpharmacologic management of osteoporosis blends in very well with an overall exercise prescription. The nonpharmacologic interventions discussed are readily available and easy to implement. The use of such techniques demonstrates the important role of the physiatrist in the management of osteoporosis.
Authors:
Gopi C Kasturi; Robert A Adler
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Publication Detail:
Type:  JOURNAL ARTICLE     Date:  2011-4-6
Journal Detail:
Title:  PM & R : the journal of injury, function, and rehabilitation     Volume:  -     ISSN:  1934-1482     ISO Abbreviation:  -     Publication Date:  2011 Apr 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2011-4-11     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  101491319     Medline TA:  PM R     Country:  -    
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Languages:  ENG     Pagination:  -     Citation Subset:  -    
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Copyright © 2011 American Academy of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation. Published by Elsevier Inc. All rights reserved.
Affiliation:
Department of Neurology/Rehabilitation, VA Central California Health Care System, 2615 E Clinton Ave, Fresno, CA 93703; UCSF-Fresno, Fresno, CA.
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