–Dr. R. Keith McCormick
Dr. R. Keith McCormick is a chiropractic physician specializing in the management of patients with osteoporosis. He is the author of the whole body approach to osteoporosis and his recently released book – Great Bones: Taking Control of Your Osteoporosis.
Sports have always played a vital part in Dr. McCormick’s life. He is the former U.S. record holder for the most points scored in a pentathlon competition. Dr. McCormick continues to compete in triathlons of all distances and has completed six Ironman competitions, five of them after recovering from multiple osteoporosis-related fractures.
In this interview, Dr. McCormick discusses the current osteoporosis medications in terms of safety and indications for use as part of a comprehensive treatment plan.
[03:02] Where to Get His Book
[07:14] Mediations and Classifications
[12:20] Who Is or Isn’t a Candidate – The Risk Factors
[18:17] Bisphosphonates and Fracture Reduction
[23:29] How to Balance Which Way You Should Go
[34:38] The Problems with Prolia
[42:00] Anabolic Medications
[52:22] Dr. McCormick’s Story
Lastly, in case you missed it, check out last week’s podcast:
Episode #185 | More Natural Approaches to Osteoporosis and Bone Health Summit 2.0
DISCLAIMER – The information presented on this podcast should not be construed as medical advice. It is not intended to replace consultation with your physician or healthcare provider. The ideas shared on this podcast are the expressed opinions of the guests and do not always reflect those of Margie Bissinger and Happy Bones, Happy Life Podcast.