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OSTEOPOROSIS

treatment of osteoporosis

Bone mineral density is a measurement of bone strength, most commonly measured through the gold standard dual-energy X-ray absorptiometry (DEXA) scan.1 Osteoporosis is a chronic condition following osteopenia that impacts the integrity of an individual’s bones through microarchitectural deterioration, therefore placing them at an increased fracture risk than a healthy compare.2-3

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CANCER - A Brief Overview

Exercise Physiology for Cancer Patients

Epidemiology – You are not alone…

Projections from the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare estimated there would be 145 000 new diagnoses of cancer in 2020, of which 13.7% would be breast, 11.5% prostate, 10.7% colorectal and 9.1% lung.

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CHRONIC HEART FAILURE (CHF)

Chronic heart failure is a condition whereby the heart is no longer able to maintain its function and is unable to effectively pump blood to the lungs and the rest of the body. This is commonly caused by conditions like ischaemic heart disease, high blood pressure and diabetes amongst others.

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