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Osteoporosis in Depth (Paris)

  • Studio Rituel 16 Rue de la Grande Chaumière Paris, Île-de-France, 75006 France (map)

1 in 3 women over the age of 50 and 1 in 5 men have low bone density with prediction of a fracture in his or her lifetime. Meanwhile, younger individuals are getting diagnosed with osteoporosis more frequently. This fundamentals workshop provides the scientific basis of understanding osteoporosis in a comprehensive yet accessible format. Lecture, discussions, demonstrations and practice include:

  • Bone physiology and metabolism to understand normal versus excessive bone loss

  • How osteoporosis is diagnosed and how to interpret a bone density report

  • Risk factors and prevention methods

  • Recent research findings about osteoporosis and its precursor, osteopenia

  • The biomechanics of bone loading

  • The importance of bone density versus bone quality

  • Bone strengthening protocols and safe exercises for osteoporosis

  • Balance and posture enhancement tools

  • Myths versus realities of movement contraindications for bone loss 

  • Psychological considerations for this population

  • Up-to-date information on medication and nutrition guidelines

Combining science and movement along with Rebekah’s personal experience as a patient, the workshop synthesizes lecture along with practical exercises to empower yourself and your clients. Enhance your critical thinking skills and expand your knowledge of functional anatomy in a fun and creative environment. You’ll walk away with a fresh outlook and techniques to implement immediately!