[vc_row][vc_column][vc_separator color=”peacoc”][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][vc_custom_heading text=”Osteoporosis Guidelines” use_theme_fonts=”yes”][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column width=”1/3″][vc_single_image image=”4918″ img_size=”full” onclick=”custom_link” link=”https://osteoporosis.ca/health-care-professionals/clinical-practice-guidelines/osteoporosis-guidelines/”][/vc_column][vc_column width=”2/3″][vc_column_text css=”.vc_custom_1509414451272{margin-bottom: 0px !important;}”]

[/vc_column_text][vc_column_text]The new guidelines represent a paradigm shift in the prevention and treatment of osteoporotic fractures, moving the focus from treating low bone mineral density (BMD) to better identifying fractures caused by weakened bones (fragility fractures).[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][vc_separator color=”peacoc”][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][vc_custom_heading text=”Exercise Recommendations” use_theme_fonts=”yes”][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column width=”1/3″][vc_single_image image=”4938″ img_size=”full” onclick=”custom_link” link=”/health-care-professionals/clinical-practice-guidelines/exercise-recommendations/”][/vc_column][vc_column width=”2/3″][vc_column_text css=”.vc_custom_1517939720411{margin-bottom: 0px !important;}”]

[/vc_column_text][vc_column_text]Multicomponent exercise recommendations combine muscle strengthening and balance training as a means of reducing falls and resulting fractures for people living with osteoporosis. Too Fit to Fracture is a series of exercise recommendations for people with osteoporosis or spine fractures.[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][vc_separator color=”peacoc”][vc_custom_heading text=”Long-Term Care Recommendations” use_theme_fonts=”yes”][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column width=”1/3″][vc_single_image image=”4935″ img_size=”full” onclick=”custom_link” link=”/health-care-professionals/clinical-practice-guidelines/long-term-care/”][/vc_column][vc_column width=”2/3″][vc_column_text css=”.vc_custom_1517939304915{margin-bottom: 0px !important;}”]

[/vc_column_text][vc_column_text]The new 2015 recommendations for fracture prevention in long-term care include an integrated falls and osteoporosis assessment as well as various treatment strategies. These recommendations target a specific population that is not usually considered in the development of treatment strategies and include valuable tools and resources for professionals providing care for long-term care residents.[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][vc_separator color=”peacoc”][/vc_column][/vc_row]