Osteoporosis Awareness Month: Talking with Doctor about Osteopenia / Osteoporosis

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“Everyone is the architect of their own happiness.”

– Joseph Pilates 

When is your next doctor’s appointment with your primary care physician?  Use this helpful tool created by the American Bone Health Organization to act as a guide to ask the necessary questions to stay informed and well educated about your options for preventing/treating osteopenia and osteoporosis.  Take control of your own health and understand you have options.  Finding the right medical care practitioner that makes time to answer your questions and have you feel empowered is instrumental in your wellbeing and overall health.  You might need to search around for the right doctor before you find someone who understands your needs and lifestyle goals.  Ask your friends, neighbors, co-workers if they have any recommendations for healthcare practitioners to help assist you in your search.  

Access and download the Talking-w-doc-bone-density-test-English from the American Bone Health Organization.

What type of doctor treats osteoporosis?

  • Internists
  • Gynecologists
  • Family doctors
  • Endocrinologists
  • Rheumatologists
  • Physiatrists
  • Orthopaedists
  • Geriatricians

Finding a doctor who is knowledgeable about osteoporosis can be difficult. There is no physician specialty dedicated solely to osteoporosis, nor is there a board certification program for physicians who treat the disease. There are a number of ways to find a doctor who treats osteoporosis patients click here to learn more.

These are just a few suggestions to help you live your best life.  We believe in treating the whole person with a holistic approach and blend our knowledge and training of movement, nutrition, massage therapy and traditional chinese medicine. 

We love teaching mindful movement and even during this time, we are here to support you in your journey to wellness by offering online remote training from anywhere in the world. Contact us today to get started and learn to move with less pain and greater ease. We look forward to answering your movement questions and/or concerns.

Feel free to check out our blog posts specific to pilates, pre/post natal, bone building for osteoporosis/osteopenia, mindful meditation, restorative yoga therapy, partner and endurance training.

Medical Disclaimer: You should also see your doctor and/or nutritionist if you think you may be deficient in specific nutritional vitamins. They can help determine what’s causing your symptoms and, if needed, recommend ways to balance your daily vitamin intake.


AMERICAN BONE HEALTH ORGANIZATION, Talking with your doctor.  

BETZ, S., 2010. TheraPilates for Osteoporosis.