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Osteoporosis and Anorexia Athletica

Osteoporosis and Anorexia Athletica

Case study: by Dr. Lani Simpson (all case studies are with permission from clients or composites). Last year a patient came in who had recently fractured three vertebrae lifting a window. She was in a full brace from her neck to her hi  ...

 

Bone Density Test Errors

Bone Density Test Errors

In this article, my aim is to share with you two cases that came across my desk last week. Both DXA's had basic errors that could have been caught, if anyone was paying attention. Bone density is an amazing tool, and a very important piece of the  ...

 

Fosamax & Your Bones: A Cautionary Tale

Fosamax & Your Bones: A Cautionary Tale

On November 30, 2016, I interviewed Sandi Putnam via live webinar. Many years ago, Sandi was a very dutiful patient and followed her doctor’s orders, without question. She trusted her doctor and knew he had her best interests at heart. So, when h  ...

 

Are your shoes fracture-free?

Are your shoes fracture-free?

Let your shoes be a tool, not a heel. In this video tip, I help you look out for the right features in the right shoes that will keep you fracture-free. And no, you don't have to sacrifice style for safety and function! Just keep an eye   ...

 

Don't lift more than 10 pounds!! ... Really??

Don't lift more than 10 pounds!! ... Really??

Diagnosed with osteoporosis? Heard this just as you left the doctor's office? Dr. Lani helps you think through what this common recommendation really means for you. Most people diagnosed with osteoporosis hear this general medical advice as t  ...

 





How much sleep do our bones need?

How much sleep do our bones need?

At last week's conference at the Northern California Institute for Bone Health (http://betterbones.org/), one of the presenters discussed the importance of sleep on bone health. We learned that bones need a minimum of six hours of sleep each nigh  ...

 


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