Fracture Link Newsletter – July 2020

July 15, 2020

In this issue: Tai Chi in COVID-19 eHealth Osteoporosis Disease Risk Impact of COVID-19 on Fracture Patients Fracture Screening via OTN Download Newsletter

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Ontario Telemedicine Fracture Screening Initiative

July 15, 2020

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)…

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Having Caregiving Responsibilities Affects Management

July 15, 2020

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,…

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Osteoporosis Disease Risk – A Case Study

July 15, 2020

A case study on assessing patients’ risk for osteoporosis, facilitating proactive care July 2020 Background: 1 in 3 women and 1 in 5 men will…

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Tai Chi for Fall Prevention

July 15, 2020

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…

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Fracture Link Newsletter – January 2020

January 23, 2020

In this issue: Dr. Steve Richie Dr. Judi Laprade Dufferin Area Family Health Team The GRU at Parkwood Download Newsletter

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Effect of Implementation of a Standardized Hip

January 21, 2020

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…

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Distinguished Alumni, Dr. Judi Laprade

January 21, 2020

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…

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Dr. Steven Richie: A Champion Retires

January 21, 2020

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…

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A Broken Bone is Life-Changing!

December 12, 2019

A Broken Bone is Life-Changing John Winslow December 2019 John Winslow was an engineer who loved getting the job done. He enrolled in McMaster University’s…

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Osteoporosis Community Education Event

September 19, 2019

Osteoporosis Community Education Event Presented by: Southlake Regional Health Centre, Osteoporosis Canada, and Ontario Osteoporosis Strategy Time: 6:00pm – 7:30pm (Doors open at 5:30pm) Location: McConaghy Centre…

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OCFP Osteoporosis & Fracture Prevention Workshop

August 20, 2019

Next Workshop: September 10, 2019 Time: 1:00pm – 4:45pm (Registration – 12:30pm) Location: Hamilton, ON Address: Hamilton Family Health Team – 123 James St. N, Suite 300 Facilitators: Dr. Lynn…

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Fracture Link – Volume 13 – Summer 2019

July 24, 2019

In this issue: Osteoporosis Interprofessional Education (OP IPE) Module Fracture Screening and Prevention Program and CLEAR Medical Imaging Partnership Bone Mineral Density Testing (RUR) and…

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Upcoming OCFP ‘Osteoporosis and Fracture Prevention’ Workshops

April 8, 2019

Do you want to improve your confidence in screening, diagnosing, and optimizing care for patients with osteoporosis, including those with moderate risk? If so, please…

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UW KINNECTION

March 18, 2019

Do you have osteoarthritis or osteoporosis? Or just want to learn more about bone health? If so, come attend a free two-hour, interactive event with…

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New FRS Tool Launched to Prevent Fractures in LTC

February 25, 2019

Fractures are a serious health concern for older adults living in long-term care (LTC) and cost $1.03 billion annually in Canada. Research shows 45% of…

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More Plants, Less Meat: Canada’s New Food Guide

January 22, 2019

Canada’s new Food Guide, released on January 22, is a modern approach to promoting healthy eating, making healthier eating choices easier for all Canadians. This…

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Vitamin D and Effects on Fractures, Falls & BMD

December 12, 2018

A recent article on the effect of vitamin D supplementation on fractures, falls and bone mineral density was published in the journal Lancet Diabetes Endocrinology…

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Fracture Link – Volume 12 – Fall 2018

November 26, 2018

Fracture Link – Fall 2018  Volume 12 DOWNLOAD NEWSLETTER

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Fracture Screening & Prevention Program (FSPP): Improving Care for Fragility Fracture Patients

November 7, 2018

The Ontario Osteoporosis Strategy (OOS) launched the newest site of the Fracture Screening and Prevention Program (FSPP) at Scarborough and Rouge Hospital – Centenary site,…

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