Strong Bones Program

The Strong Bones Program focuses on strength-training exercises to improve bone density, reduce falls, improve arthritis symptoms and increase flexibility and strength.

What is Strong Bones?
Strong Bones is a 10-week exercise program for adults 50 and older. Participants will learn strength training exercises from MMC-Ladysmith physical therapy staff to improve bone density, reduce falls, improve arthritis symptoms and increase flexibility and strength. The low intensity class includes eight exercises, all of which are strength related.

Next Session:
Our next session of the Strong Bones program will be Mondays and Wednesdays, September 9 - November 13, 2019.

  • Low intensity: 2:00 - 3:00 pm

Interested in participating?
To participate, individuals must complete the registration forms below, or pick up a copy from the Rehab department. For questions, contact the MMC-Ladysmith Rehabilitation Department at 715-532-5561 ext. 41301. 

Forms:

Classes will be held in the Riverside Room at MMC-Ladysmith. Cost to participate is $40. Forms due by August 28, 2019. Drawing for class participation will be on August 29, 2019. Fee for participants due by September 6, 2019.

Physician authorization may be required to participate in the program if you are 70 years of age or older or you have checked off one or more “yes” boxes on the physical activity readiness questionnaire required at the time of registration. For safety reasons, only those who can walk with no assistance devices (cane, walker, etc.) are allowed to participate in the program.

 

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