Types of Treatment
Our Osteoporosis program focused on improving balance, strength, flexibility, functional abilities, and posture for patients while reducing the risk of falls.
Osteoporosis is a disease that affects people of all ages, sex, and ethnic background. Osteoporosis results in the reduction of bone mass where bones become fragile and can easily fracture. It primarily affects the hip, vertebral column, and wrists.
Twenty-eight million Americans, 80% of which are women, have osteoporosis or osteopenia. Some of the first signs are a decrease in height, protruding abdomen, postural changes, and/or fractures.
Common risk factors for osteoporosis include:
- Family History
- Post Menopausal women
- Thin or obese women
- Sedentary lifestyles
- Over exercisers
- Taking thyroid and/or steroid medication
- Eating disorders
- Rheumatoid arthritis
How We Help
- Gait and Balance Assessments to identify factors that may lead to falls
- Body Mechanics Training to help prevent flexion stresses on the vertebral bodies
- Posture Assessment to address stresses on the spine during non-movement
- Exercise to strengthen spinal muscles and improve bone density
Until you get to Physical Therapy:
- Avoid bending at the waist
- Avoid twisting
- Avoid prolonged sitting
- Utilize good body mechanics with your daily activities
Ready to start feeling like yourself again? EPPTS is here to help.
Here's What Our Patients Are Saying
I would like to congratulate and thank the staff of EPPTS for the improvement in my wife’s condition and for the kind way we are treated. The improvement in my wife’s condition since being in therapy is remarkable.
Agradezco a EPPTS por estos meses de terapia tan excelente en mi mano derecha. Cuando empeze mi terapia no habia mobilidad en mi mano y no podia escribir, hoy ya puedo mover mi mano con facilidad y ya puedo escribir. Gracias a todo el equipo (familia) que es muy professional y tiene mucha calidad humana.…
The office staff are great and provided exceptional customer service, especially in working with my schedule. The PT employees worked directly with me and answered all my questions and explained procedures concerning my injuries. Thanks to all employees for a great job, I always acknowledge great service!
I come to EPPTS twice a week and enjoy coming in for my appointments, the staff is friendly, courteous, and professional.
Excellent service and very compliant with COVID 19 guidelines! I made great progress with physical therapy. They are very professional, and I would highly recommend to family and friends.
I have been a patient of EPPTS and must say the service is second to none. I enjoy how patient and courteous everyone is from office staff to the PT, PTA, and PT techs. Much thanks for getting me back on the road to recovery. I came here with severe back and leg pain. Today,…
I genuinely look forward to each therapy session. I have chosen EPPTS for each of my four therapeutic need treatments. The front office staff is “Top Notch”; i.e., Friendly, Personable and Professional. It is like the TV series Cheers, where everyone knows your name. The clinical staff is also “The Best”! Everyone, not just the…
Agradezco enormemente al personal de El Paso Physical Therapy por los servicios recibidos en ayuda a mi hija A. Reyes. Son personas profesionales y que dedican su tiempo en ayudarnos. Nos fuimos satisfechas.
During my treatment at EPPTS, I received the best care possible from the staff. They were professional, respectful, and knowledgeable with their treatment of me. I would recommend this clinic to anyone.
When I was told by my Doctor that I needed Physical Therapy for knee problems, the first feeling I had was dread at the prospect of going through anything that made my knees hurt more, and also that I had to spend time doing. So it was with some anxiety and trepidation that I made…