Boonshoft offers workshop about bone health


For Greene County News Report

FAIRBORN — Wright State Physicians Orthopaedics will offer an educational session, “No Bones About It: Minimizing the Impact of Age Related Decline in Bone Health,” 7 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 20, in Classroom 1 on the second floor of the Wright State Physicians Health Center (725 University Blvd.) on the campus of Wright State University. The session is free and open to the public.

The speaker is Iva Staats, P.T., a physical therapist with Wright State Physicians Orthopaedics. She will speak about osteopenia and osteoporosis; the role of weight bearing exercise in maintaining bone density; calcium and supplements for healthy bones; and fall risk identification and avoidance.

Videos of past sessions may be viewed at www.wrightstatephysicians.org/ortho/video. To register for the session, contact Amy Leach at amy.leach@wrightstatephysicians.org or (937) 208-2128.

Wright State Physicians Inc. is composed of more than 160 physicians affiliated with the Wright State University Boonshoft School of Medicine. The group provides primary and specialty care in a wide range of specialized diagnostic and treatment services throughout the Dayton region.

Story courtesy of Wright State University.

Story courtesy of Wright State University.