Ontario Telemedicine Network Fracture Screening Initiative at Thunder Bay Regional Health Sciences Centre

July 2020

In January 2020, Thunder Bay Regional Health Sciences Centre (TBRHSC) saw the introduction of a new method of reaching patients who are eligible to be

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Having Caregiving Responsibilities Affects Management of Fragility Fractures and Bone Health

July 2020

In a recent publication we examined how caregiving responsibilities were associated with, and possibly impacted by, the fracture experience and the resulting management of bone health. We

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A case study on assessing patients’ risk for osteoporosis, facilitating proactive care

July 2020

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Background: 1 in 3 women and 1 in 5 men will suffer from an osteoporotic fracture during their lifetime.1 Despite guidelines being available for disease management,

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Staying Balanced with Taichi

July 2020

Take action to make sure you are staying fracture-free and are taking care of your bone health. Ensure that your home environment is free of clutter and any obstacles and take care when walking

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January 2020

Each year in London Ontario, there are approximately 400 fragility hip fractures, acutely cared for across two teaching hospital sites. Currently, London does not have a citywide fracture liaison service addressing the needs of hip fracture patients. As

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January 2020

Dr. Judi Laprade, Bone Fit™ Lead Trainer and Associate Professor at the Department of Surgery at the University of Toronto, was recently awarded the School of Rehabilitation Therapy Distinguished Alumni Award from Queen’s University. The Award recognizes one

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January 2020

At the end of November, Dr. Steve Richie retired from his full-time orthopaedic surgeon practice in Brantford. It is a career he says has “been great and fabulous” and he leaves
with some ambivalent feelings.

Dr. Richie became

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