Create a list of five weight-bearing activities that would be beneficial for a client with osteoporo

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Create a list of five weight-bearing activities that would be beneficial for a client with osteoporosis. For each of the exercises, prepare a detailed set of instructions. Describe in detail the client's body position, safety precautions, alternatives to compensate for limited range of motion, and any other necessary information. Anyone should be able to follow the directions with ease.

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Weight-bearing activities for a client with osteoporosisStudent NameInstructor NameCourse IDWeight-bearing activities are those activities in which feet and legs carry bodys weight. In osteoporosis people, bones become brittle and fragile from loss of tissue. It is usually due to hormonal changes, or deficiency of calcium or vitamin D. These people are recommended low-impact weight-bearing exercises in which possibility of fractures is low and also sustain bone density. There are some weight-bearing activities that are beneficial for a client with osteoporosis:WalkingHikingTai ChiStair climbingJoggingWalking (either outside or on a treadmill machine) almost three to five miles a week can aid to improve bone health. For normal health, most experts suggest that every person should have to half an hour of moderate to dynamic exercise, five times a week. Walking four hours a week will decrease 41% risk of hipfractures than walking less than an hour a week.Hiking is better with a backpack on if possible with some weight. It is better to use poles for hiking to reduce the risk of fall and fracture of wrist or ankle.Hiking for 20-60 minutes constantly o

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