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Osteoporosis prevention, diagnosis and management in postmenopausal women and men over 50 years of age
The evidence presented in this guideline for the benefits of exercise applies (in general) to the elderly population. The strongest evidence for benefit is in those with mild to moderately impaired mobility. The frailest (eg highly dependent institutional populations), have limited potential for benefit and may be at higher risk of falls and fracture from exercise programs if left unsupervised. This may be due to either overestimation of ability following exercise (false sense of security) or a lag in improvement in balance, despite improvement in strength.1-6
Evidence-based exercise modalities that progress in intensity as capacity improves are recommended for the maintenance of bone strength, muscle function and balance in people over the age of 75.
Exercise programs for very frail elderly institutionalised people and those with vertebral fracture risk should be supervised, modified and tailored to minimise the potential to increase the risk of falls, injury and vertebral fractures.
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Osteoporosis-flowchart.pdf (PDF 0.98 MB)