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Improve your bone health this summer

By pwsadmin | Jul 6, 2022

Summer is a great time to focus on your bone health. Here are a few tips to help you improve the health of your bones during the warmer months and throughout the year. 1. Spend time in the sun Fun in the sun gives you the highest dose of vitamin D, which is essential for…

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Metabolic Bone Disease and Health

By pwsadmin | May 12, 2022

What is metabolic bone disease? Metabolic bone disease refers to abnormalities in bones caused by a broad spectrum of disorders. Most commonly, abnormalities of minerals such as calcium, phosphorus or vitamin D cause these disorders. Some of these disorders have a genetic basis. Metabolic bone disorders include conditions such as osteoporosis, osteomalacia, rickets, hypophosphatemia, and…

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Superfoods for Your Bones

By pwsadmin | Apr 14, 2022

What you eat has a big effect on your skeleton over the years. We compiled a list of superfoods to help keep your bones strong and healthy.  Prioritize these nutritious foods in your diet as often as possible. 1. Dark leafy greens  Bok choy, Chinese cabbage, kale, collard greens, turnip greens, spinach, broccoli and cabbage…

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Build Bone Health in Kids Early On

By pwsadmin | Mar 17, 2022

Bones are the framework for children’s growing bodies. Childhood is arguably the most important time for bone development and health. Here are a few tips to help children’s bones develop healthily and ensure positive bone health in kids early on.  1. Feed kids high calcium foods Calcium helps build healthy bones in kids. High calcium…

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Healthy Ways to Take Advantage of Daylight Savings

By pwsadmin | Mar 1, 2022

Daylight savings is right around the corner which means we all get to enjoy more sunshine! Extra hours of sunlight can benefit your health and productivity in many ways. Here are a few ways to make the most of daylight savings this spring and work towards the healthiest version of YOU! Mood boosting sunrises Take…

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Chest Xrays

X-Rays Most Commonly Requested

By pwsadmin | Jan 21, 2022

What are the top X-Ray requests? There are many types of X-rays. The most common ones are chest, fractures, mammography and for urinary tract conditions.  1. Chest X-rays Chest X-rays are the most common type of diagnostic x-ray. It’s photos show the heart, lungs, blood vessels, airways, chest, spine and bones.  They can detect cancer, infection…

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3 Things You Can Do To Strengthen Your Bones

By pwsadmin | Dec 13, 2021

Healthy bones is important for everyone. Here are three things you can do to be proactive and strengthen your bones. 1. Eat healthy to strengthen bones Incorporate as many vegetables as possible into your diet, specifically green and yellow vegetables.  Consume onions regularly in your diet, especially if you are a female. A study in…

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Vitamin D

The Importance of Vitamin D

By pwsadmin | Nov 8, 2021

Vitamin D is necessary for healthy bones. The body needs vitamin D to absorb calcium and promote bone health. Vitamin D deficiency has been linked to breast cancer, colon cancer, prostate cancer, heart disease, depression, weight gain, etc.  Here are 5 ways to make sure you get enough vitamin D. 1. Sunlight Sunlight is arguably…

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Osteoporosis: Action for Prevention

By pwsadmin | Oct 13, 2021

Osteoporosis causes bones to become weak and fragile which causes them to break easily. Minor bumps or falls can cause a bone break with osteoporosis. Worldwide, osteoporosis causes fractures in one in three women and one in five men aged 50 years and over. With early intervention, osteoporosis can be prevented.  Here are five steps…

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