Osteoporosis is a bone disease that occurs when the body loses too much bone, makes too little bone, or both. As a result, bones become weak and may break from a fall or, in serious cases, from sneezing or minor bumps.
It's never too late to start a bone-healthy exercise program , even if you already have osteoporosis. universal physical therapy can help.
You may worry that being active means you're more likely to fall and break a bone. But the opposite is true. A regular, properly designed exercise program actually help prevent falls and fractures . That's because exercise strengthens bones and muscles and improves balance, coordination, and flexibility. That's key for people with osteoporosis.