Margie Bissinger, MS, PT, CHC is a physical therapist, integrative health coach, and happiness trainer. She has over 25 years of experience helping people with osteoporosis and osteopenia improve their bone health through an integrative comprehensive approach.
She is the author of Osteoporosis: An Exercise Guide, and the creator of the Happy Bones, Happy Life online program. Margie has lectured to Fortune 500 companies, government agencies, hospitals, and women’s groups throughout the country. She has been featured in the New York Times, Menopause Management, and OB-GYN News, and contributed to numerous health and fitness books.
In this episode, Margie is interviewed by her husband, Dr. Craig Bissinger. Together they answer osteoporosis questions that were asked by her community.
[01:54] Physical Therapists and Osteoporosis
[07:35] Phosphonate – Bad For Your Bones?
[18:30] Strontium – Is It Helping Us Build Big Bones?
[22:59] Does a Rebounder Provide Enough Ground Force to Stimulate Your Bones?
[29:02] Vitamin D Absorption – Are Your Levels Persistently Low?
[34:25] On Hands and Knees Gardening – How to Avoid Rounding Your Back and Shoulders
Lastly, in case you missed it, check out last week’s podcast:
Episode #193 | Resetting Your Stress Response
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.
What a wealth of information- thank you,
Margie! I always learn so much from you about making informed decisions about our bone health.