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Beyond the Break – Boning Up: The Impact of Arthritis on Osteoporosis Monitoring & Treatment

Friday, October 16, 2015 “Beyond the Break” presented via telemedicine 12:00 pm -1:00 pm EST
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Osteoporosis Canada and Women’s College Hospital have collaborated on the development of an inter-professional education series, “Beyond the Break” presented via telemedicine. Targeted towards health professionals working with people living with osteoporosis, this modular series is designed to provide updates on the latest advances in recognition, diagnosis, treatment and education on osteoporosis.


  • Dr. Natasha Gakhal – Rheumatologist – Lecturer, Women’s College Researcher
  • Chandra Farrer, PT – Advance Practice Physiotherapist at Women’s College Hospital

TSM #: 48142121

Presentation Objectives:

  1. To review the effect of rheumatologic disease on bone health
  2. To compare various causes of back pain in the osteoporotic patient
  3. To identify the considerations of osteoarthritis on exercise prescription in an osteoporosis patient