Join us for an Osteoporosis Health Fair

osteoporosis

Friday, May 20, 2022, 10 am – 3 pm

Weiss Memorial Hospital – Medical Office Building
4700 N. Marine Drive, Chicago

RSVP by Monday, May 16, 2022

Call 877-815-3343 to register

Enjoy a special day focused on staying healthy and strong as you age. Hear from medical experts about bone-loss risk factors, fracture prevention, and the latest treatments. Receive fun giveaways and partake in refreshments.

Meet Our Panel of Medical Experts

10:30 am: Osteoporosis — Diagnosis, Treatment and Prevention

Thomas A. McNally, MD, Medical Director, Spine Center at Weiss

  • DEXA scans and diagnosis of osteopenia/osteoporosis and vertebral compression fractures
  • Treatment for compression fractures: Kyphoplasty vs. Time and Kyphoplasty vs. Bracing
  • Bone health for life: See your doctor, keep active, take preventive medications

12:30 pm: Bone Health for Women

Nichole Butler, MD, Gynecologist, Women’s Health Center at Weiss

  • Pre-menopausal and post-menopausal concerns
  • The role estrogen plays in bone health
  • When to have your first DEXA scan

2:00 pm: Effects of Exercise on Bone Health and Fall Prevention

Holly Phillips, PT, DPT, Physical Therapist, Rehabilitation at Weiss

  • The benefits of a regular exercise routine at any age
  • Bone changes that may occur with exercise
  • The ways exercise may decrease fall risk


Please call 773-564-7777 to register for a $99
DEXA scan the day of the fair.


 

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