Bone Mineral Density & Osteoporosis

Resistance Exercise and Bone Mineral Density & Osteoporosis

Resistance Exercise and Bone Mineral Density & Osteoporosis The statistics on bone loss in the United States can be staggering.  There are over 10 million Americans suffering from Osteoporosis, with 8 million of those being women.  Osteoporosis is defined as advanced bone loss.  An even larger 35 million are diagnosed with Osteopenia, which is defined as…

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Make 2014 a Year of Positive Healthy Changes!

Have you tried and failed in previous years to maintain your resolutions?  Following these guidelines can help you achieve what you have been unable to accomplish in previous years. Set goals to help yourself achieve your New Year’s Resolution fitness goals.  Far too often, we set unrealistic goals for ourselves, and they come crashing down after…

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Vertex Fitness client, Holly L. Hedrick, MD, FACS, leads team in the separation of conjoined twins.

On November 7, Vertex Fitness client and fetal surgeon, Holly Hedrick led the successful separation of 8 month old conjoined twins at the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia. The surgery was the 21st separation of conjoined twins for the hospital and involved a team of 40 members. In a statement by Hedrick, she stated the complex…

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