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Central Florida Healthy Bones EVENTS

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National Osteoporosis Foundation

Get educated – Stay strong!
Central Florida Healthy Bones is a National Osteoporosis Foundation-affiliated Education & Support Group presenting a series of educational programs about bone health. Come meet skilled and knowledgeable medical professionals, have your questions answered, and receive free health and wellness information.

The series is presented at the Centre for Aging and Wellness, 133 Benmore Dr., Suite 200, Winter Park.

Call 407.303.1700 to reserve your spot. Click here to download flyer.

Motion is Lotion – Strong Bones through Movement

Friday, Jan. 13 | 12-1 PM
Bre-elle Ishtar, Stott Pilates Certified/ACE Group Fitness/MELT instructor

Practical motion sets the stage for strong bones and mobile joints.

Prevent the Three B's: Boom! Breaking Bones

Friday, Feb. 3 | 12-1 PM
Anne Malley, PT, and Nancy Gavaghan, CTRS F-I-T FUNctional Independence Training

Don’t become a fall statistic - learn how to stay safe and upright both in and out of your home using creative exercises for strength, balance and poposture.

Exercise Tips after Age 50

FRIDAY, March 3 | 12-1 PM
Nathan Falk, MD, FAAP Centre for Family Medicine at Florida Hospital

Hear from a sports medicine physician and recommendations for exercise over age 50 and how joint injections can help keep you moving.

Bone Up on your DXA-Bone Density Scan

FRIDAY, April 7 | 12-1 PM
Kurt Scherer, M.D., diagnostic radiologist, Florida Hospital Radiology and Imaging

Learn how DXA bone density scanning works, and how it can help you stay healthy.

Stronger Muscles and Healthier Bones

FRIDAY, May 5 | 12-1 PM
Paul Cohen, PhD and Brett Goodpaster, PhD Florida Hospital Translational Research Institute for Metabolism & Diabetes

Hear from research investigators about studies on strength and your muscles’ role in bone health.

Bone Health in Knee Replacements

FRIDAY, June 2 | 12-1 PM
Kenneth Krumins, MD Board-certified orthopedic surgeon specializing in Arthoscopic Knee Surgery

Hear Dr. Krumin’s speak on the significance of bone health in total knee replacements and robotics