Ankle Fracture Surgery | Nucleus Health

Ankle Fracture Surgery | Nucleus Health

If a person breaks their ankle, and the bones no longer line up with each other, a doctor may need to perform a surgical procedure to reposition and secure the bones. The ankle is the joint that connects the leg…

Tips to Keep Your Spine Safe and Strong

Tips to Keep Your Spine Safe and Strong

Hello, if you’re watching this video, you may be concerned about your back health and safety. Well, don’t worry we are here to keep you informed and give you some tips to help keep your spine safe and strong. You…

Mary’s Workout: Part 1 – Lower Body Exercises

Mary’s Workout: Part 1 – Lower Body Exercises

In the last video, we met Mary, an independent woman living in a retirement home. She had some falls recently and her daughter was worried she may not be as lucky with the next one so she looked up some…

How Do You Define Balance?

How Do You Define Balance?

Reporting live from the University of Waterloo, today’s question is, “What is balance?” Really, for us, balance involves maintaining your centre of mass within your body’s ability to stay in an upright position. I think that balance is when you…

Mary’s Workout: Part 2 – Strength Building

Mary’s Workout: Part 2 – Strength Building

In the last video, we began our exercise program with Mary, a woman in her 90s with osteoporosis who had recently had some falls. Many retirement or long-term care facilities have dedicated staff to help residents with exercise and physical…

Meet Meera – A Family-Oriented Woman at High Risk of Fracture

Meet Meera – A Family-Oriented Woman at High Risk of Fracture

My name is Meera, and there is nothing I love more than spending time with my friends and family. I was upset to hear that I had osteoporosis and a spine fracture. The pain from the fracture and the fear…

Meet Gary – An Avid Golfer with Moderate Fracture Risk

Meet Gary – An Avid Golfer with Moderate Fracture Risk

My name is Gary and I just turned 70. I’m an avid golfer and I plan to spend the years after my retirement with friends on the golf course. So when I was diagnosed with osteoporosis and my doctor said…