BoneSmart Pilates: Aging Strong – Volume 1

Teresa Maldonado Marchok, LPT, just produced a very impressive DVD that will help improve your posture, balance, muscle tone, AND bone strength. Teresa, a licensed physical therapist and certified Pilates teacher (at my alma mater, Stanford University, no less!) will show you how to improve hip and leg strength and stabilize your spine through exercise [...]

By |2019-02-18T16:07:46+00:00December 13th, 2016|0 Comments

Proton Pump Inhibitors Not Only Cause Osteoporosis but a New Study Points to Increased Risk for Stroke

I am continually dismayed at how many of my patients with osteoporosis are taking PPIs. They have been prescribed proton pump inhibitors by their medical physicians to help reduce stomach acid and treat the symptoms of heart burn or GERD. But PPIs have the nasty side effect of reducing bone density and increasing a person's [...]

By |2019-02-18T16:07:46+00:00December 3rd, 2016|0 Comments