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Osteoporosis Updates and Vertebral Fracture Management - Sponsored By Seniors Health Division

Osteoporosis Updates and Vertebral Fracture Management - Sponsored By Seniors Health Division

Osteoporosis Updates and Vertebral Fracture Management - Sponsored By Seniors Health Division

Dec 01, 2021 - 19:00 (EST)
60 minutes

***This Webinar is FREE for all Seniors’ Health Division Members***

Seniors’ Health Division Members: Check your email for the link to access this Webinar for FREE. 

Webinar Description: 

Physiotherapists working with seniors must deal with more complex case loads and multifactorial patients than most other divisions of the CPA.  This makes it difficult to stay abreast of all the research that impact the musculoskeletal health as we age.

Osteoporosis Updates and Vertebral Fracture Management will aim to provide clinicians with practical tips and information that they can use when working with their osteoporotic patients.


Upon Completing This Webinar Participants Will Be Able To:

  • Better understand current exercise and other mechanical prescription recommendations
  • Better understand current pharmaceutical and nutritional recommendations
  • Provide educational and treatment strategies for vertebral fractures

By attending you will learn current updates on exercise intervention, mechanical intervention, nutritional and pharmaceutical intervention related to bone health.

By attending you will be more clinically prepared to treat and manage vertebral compression fractures.


Presenter: Margaret Martin 

Margaret Martin is a McGill BScPT ’84 grad.  She has worked in a variety of clinical settings across Canada and the US.  Over the past 15 years much of her practice has been dedicated to the treatment and management of Osteoporosis. She is the owner of a private clinic and website She is the creator of Building Better Bones, a 20-hour online course for Physiotherapist and Health and fitness professionals. She has published three books related to osteoporosis, numerous exercise videos and over 300 YouTube videos. MelioGuide’s newsletter subscription exceeds over 35,000 persons worldwide.


Webinar Details:

Date: Wednesday, December 1, 2021

Time: 7:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. EST


  • Seniors’ Health Division Members - Free Admission - Look out for your Free Link in your inbox.
  • CPA Members who are not Seniors’ Health Division Members - $10.00; Non-CPA Members - $20.00


CPA - Embodia Partnership Information

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  3. Click on the link above the video that says 'Access the PD Marketplace Now!'


The instructors
Seniors' Health Division

The Seniors’ Health Division (SHD) is a special interest group within the Canadian Physiotherapy Association. SHD is committed to providing members with services related to older adult health and physiotherapy practice.

It is comprised of physiotherapists from across Canada who work with older adults in a variety of practice settings, including acute geriatric care, geriatric rehabilitative and restorative units, long term care settings, community based and home care settings.

SHD is a member of The International Association of Physical Therapists working with Older Persons.

Vision of the Seniors' Health Division: Older Canadians are moving, moving more and moving better with the help of physiotherapists.

Mission of the Seniors' Health Division: To support our members in providing excellent physiotherapy care to optimize the independence and quality of life of older adults.

Canadian Physiotherapy Association

As the vital partner for the profession, the Canadian Physiotherapy Association (CPA) leads, advocates, and inspires excellence and innovation to promote health. CPA’s goal is to provide exceptional service, valuable information and connections to the profession of physiotherapy, across Canada and around the world.
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