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Programs & Services


Osteoporosis Exercise Program- Physical Activity and Your Bones

This is an educational and exercise program for people with osteopenia or osteoporosis.

Topics covered in this program include the role of exercise in managing Osteoporosis, posture, back care and safe positioning, upper and lower body strengthening, balance and fall prevention, and how to start a walking program. Two hour classes are held once per week for 5 weeks.

Contact Details

Grey Nuns Community Hospital (Covenant Health)

Location Info
Dept of Rehabilitation Medicine
Address
1100 Youville Drive NW
Edmonton, Alberta
T6L 5X8
Telephone
780-735-7161
Fax
780-735-7039
Getting There

Public transportation available

Hours of Operation
Note

Mon - Fri, 8am-4:15pm

Access
Service Providers May Include
physical therapists (PTs)
Eligibility

Men or women who have or who are at risk of developing Osteopenia and Osteoporosis

Service Access

Participants can self-refer, but a mandatory pre-requisite for all participants is completion of the one day osteoporosis workshop provided by the Grey Nuns Community Hospital Women's Health Program.


Wait Times

An estimated wait time will be provided at the time of registration.

Service Languages
Interpreter/Translation services