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Exercise Squats – Do You Make These Mistakes?

| Osteoporosis, Sports Physiotherapy

What is the proper way to do an exercise squat without injury? The squat is a great exercise if you have osteoporosis, but how do you do it safely? In this short video, Margaret Martin explains how to do this exercise safely. As Margaret explains on her Melioguide blog, “I am passionate about exercise and […]


Secrets to Better Side Sleeping

| Osteoporosis

Many of us prefer to sleep on our sides.  In this video, Margaret Martin explains how to improve your support whilst sleeping in this position.  Some of these tips may be particularly useful if you have osteoporosis. Margaret’s MelioGuide Exercise for Better Bones Program is an exercise for osteoporosis program designed to provide a safe […]


You are only as old as you feel!

| Falls Prevention, Older Person Physiotherapy, Osteoporosis

It is a common belief that as we get older, we will inevitably lose our strength, mobility and balance leading to an increased risk of falls.  The effects of osteoporosis and osteoarthritis can also cause problems within the spine and of certain joints.  However, there are certain things we can do to slow down the […]


Why Good Posture is Important for People with Osteoporosis

| Osteoporosis

We agree with Margaret Martin when she says, “good posture is the foundation for all osteoporosis exercises. That is why there is a whole section dedicated to posture exercises in the MelioGuide Exercise for Better Bones Program.  The postural exercises in the MelioGuide program will strengthen and stretch the muscles you need to regain (and maintain) […]


Osteoporosis – Building Better Bones

| Osteoporosis

We’re delighted to be selling ‘MelioGuide Exercise for Better Bones’ via our online shop. We can’t recommend this book highly enough and are delighted to have spoken with the author, Margaret Martin, about working together in the future. Like us, Margaret is devoted to helping individuals achieve their personal health and fitness goals. What is the Melioguide? An […]


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