Yoga for Osteoporosis

Osteoporosis in Femur Bone

February 17, 2016 Melissa's Blog Posts

Osteoporosis in Femur Bone I recently received my t-scores from a bone density test. My spine is fine -1.7 but my femur score is -2.7. The doctor has recommended Prolia but I am hesitant to put that in my body. I already exercise, don’t smoke and consume little to no caffeine. Any suggestions on ways […]

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Is Yoga Safe for Osteoporosis

February 10, 2016 Yoga Questions and Yoga Answers

Is Yoga Safe for Osteoporosis? Margaret wants to know: Hi — are the videos on your site safe for someone who has been diagnosed with osteopenia/porosis? Thank you. Dear Margaret, That question ultimately needs to be answered by you and your medical professional. Please visit your doctor and ask your doctor. What movements can I […]

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How can yoga help rebuild bone mass?

August 4, 2014 Melissa's Blog Posts

Osteoporosis The results of a recent bone density test revealed I have some bone loss. I am 54 years old. How can yoga help rebuild bone mass? Thank you for your question. Yoga’s weight-bearing postures affect your whole spine, arms, shoulders, elbows, legs, knees ankles, and feet and encourage full range of motion which encourages […]

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Yoga for Bone Health

November 19, 2013 Melissa's Blog Posts

“Yoga is isometric exercise” Today’s question comes to us from Karen from the membership site: As we grow older we need to be concerned about keeping and building our bones. They say to do impact exercise to maintain healthy bones, is yoga also a way of maintaining healthy bones as we age. (Karen) Your asanas (or […]

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