Background: 35-year-old old male with osteoporosis secondary to hyperparathyroidism
Exercise Intervention: Onero™ is a high-intensity resistance and impact training programme which consists of lifting weights, impact, and balance activities. The private sessions were 40 minutes in duration.
Client D attended a total of 16 sessions over a period of 22 weeks.
Measurements: The before and after exercise intervention DXA tests were taken at various radiology clinics in HK (chosen by the individual client) and included different regions of interest (ROI). Each client was able to be retested at the same radiology clinic using the same equipment.
The functional measurements tested gait speed, lower extremity strength, and balance. Measurements included the following tests: tandem gait, 5 times sit to stand (5xSTS),functional reach (FR), Timed up and Go (TUG), Tragus to Wall (TTW), Knees to Wall (KTW),Single Leg Stance (SLST).
Exercise Progression: The exercises were progressively increased in intensity and difficulty over the course of the program according to the subject’s capabilities.
In addition to the Bone Mineral Density tests, Client D had functional measurements taken at baseline and at the conclusion of their exercise programme.
Following 16 sessions over 22 weeks, Subject D’s DXA reported improvement in his BMD in the following regions of interest:
Please see the graph below.
In addition to the Bone Mineral Density tests, Client D had his functional measurements taken at baseline and at the conclusion of the ONERO exercise programme.
Client D recorded improvement in all functional tests:
Client D was tested by the same treating Physiotherapist at baseline and discharge.
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