Lora M Giangregorio

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Affiliation: University of Waterloo
Country: Canada

Publications

  1. pmc Exercise for improving outcomes after osteoporotic vertebral fracture
    Lora M Giangregorio
    Department of Kinesiology, University of Waterloo, Waterloo
    Cochrane Database Syst Rev . 2013
  2. pmc Muscle Density and Bone Quality of the Distal Lower Extremity Among Individuals with Chronic Spinal Cord Injury
    Jenna C Gibbs
    Department of Kinesiology, University of Waterloo, Waterloo, Ontario, Canada
    Top Spinal Cord Inj Rehabil 21:282-93. 2015
  3. pmc Body weight-supported treadmill training for patients with hip fracture: a feasibility study
    Lora M Giangregorio
    Department of Kinesiology, University of Waterloo, Waterloo, and Toronto Rehabilitation Institute, Toronto, Canada
    Arch Phys Med Rehabil 90:2125-30. 2009
  4. pmc Identifying Fallers among Home Care Clients with Dementia and Parkinson's Disease
    Symron Bansal
    Department of Kinesiology, University of Waterloo
    Can J Aging 35:319-31. 2016
  5. pmc Build better bones with exercise: protocol for a feasibility study of a multicenter randomized controlled trial of 12 months of home exercise in women with a vertebral fracture
    Lora M Giangregorio
    L M Giangregorio, PhD, Department of Kinesiology, University of Waterloo, 200 University Ave W, Waterloo, Ontario, Canada N2L 3G1 Toronto Rehabilitation Institute University Health Network, Toronto, Ontario, Canada and Schlegel UW Research Institute for Aging, Kitchener, Ontario, Canada
    Phys Ther 94:1337-52. 2014
  6. pmc Measuring the implementation of a group-based Lifestyle-integrated Functional Exercise (Mi-LiFE) intervention delivered in primary care for older adults aged 75 years or older: a pilot feasibility study protocol
    Jenna C Gibbs
    Department of Kinesiology, University of Waterloo, 200 University Avenue West, Waterloo, ON N2L 3G1 Canada
    Pilot Feasibility Stud 1:20. 2015
  7. pmc Individuals with neurological diseases are at increased risk of fractures within 180 days of admission to long-term care in Ontario
    Micaela Jantzi
    School of Public Health and Health Systems, University of Waterloo, Waterloo, Ontario, Canada
    Age Ageing 44:252-7. 2015
  8. doi FRAX underestimates fracture risk in patients with diabetes
    Lora M Giangregorio
    University of Waterloo, Waterloo, Canada
    J Bone Miner Res 27:301-8. 2012

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Publications8

  1. pmc Exercise for improving outcomes after osteoporotic vertebral fracture
    Lora M Giangregorio
    Department of Kinesiology, University of Waterloo, Waterloo
    Cochrane Database Syst Rev . 2013
    ..g., pain, reduced quality of life), and mortality. Therapeutic exercise is a non-pharmacologic conservative treatment that is often recommended for patients with vertebral fractures to reduce pain and restore functional movement...
  2. pmc Muscle Density and Bone Quality of the Distal Lower Extremity Among Individuals with Chronic Spinal Cord Injury
    Jenna C Gibbs
    Department of Kinesiology, University of Waterloo, Waterloo, Ontario, Canada
    Top Spinal Cord Inj Rehabil 21:282-93. 2015
    ..Understanding the related fates of muscle density and bone quality after chronic spinal cord injury (SCI) is an important initial step in determining endocrine-metabolic risk...
  3. pmc Body weight-supported treadmill training for patients with hip fracture: a feasibility study
    Lora M Giangregorio
    Department of Kinesiology, University of Waterloo, Waterloo, and Toronto Rehabilitation Institute, Toronto, Canada
    Arch Phys Med Rehabil 90:2125-30. 2009
    ..Giangregorio LM, Thabane L, deBeer J, Farrauto L, McCartney N, Adachi JD, Papaioannou A. Body weight-supported treadmill training for patients with hip fracture: a feasibility study...
  4. pmc Identifying Fallers among Home Care Clients with Dementia and Parkinson's Disease
    Symron Bansal
    Department of Kinesiology, University of Waterloo
    Can J Aging 35:319-31. 2016
    ..Co-morbid parkinsonism most strongly predicted falls in the dementia group. Clients with borderline intact to mild cognitive impairment had higher odds of falling within the parkinsonism and comparison groups...
  5. pmc Build better bones with exercise: protocol for a feasibility study of a multicenter randomized controlled trial of 12 months of home exercise in women with a vertebral fracture
    Lora M Giangregorio
    L M Giangregorio, PhD, Department of Kinesiology, University of Waterloo, 200 University Ave W, Waterloo, Ontario, Canada N2L 3G1 Toronto Rehabilitation Institute University Health Network, Toronto, Ontario, Canada and Schlegel UW Research Institute for Aging, Kitchener, Ontario, Canada
    Phys Ther 94:1337-52. 2014
    ..Our goal is to conduct a multicenter randomized controlled trial (RCT) to investigate whether exercise can reduce incident fractures compared with no intervention among women aged ≥65 years with a vertebral fracture...
  6. pmc Measuring the implementation of a group-based Lifestyle-integrated Functional Exercise (Mi-LiFE) intervention delivered in primary care for older adults aged 75 years or older: a pilot feasibility study protocol
    Jenna C Gibbs
    Department of Kinesiology, University of Waterloo, 200 University Avenue West, Waterloo, ON N2L 3G1 Canada
    Pilot Feasibility Stud 1:20. 2015
    ..We hypothesize that the intervention will be feasible without modification if ≥30 individuals are recruited over 6 months, ≥75 % of our sample is retained, and ≥50 % of our sample complete exercises ≥3 days per week...
  7. pmc Individuals with neurological diseases are at increased risk of fractures within 180 days of admission to long-term care in Ontario
    Micaela Jantzi
    School of Public Health and Health Systems, University of Waterloo, Waterloo, Ontario, Canada
    Age Ageing 44:252-7. 2015
    ..The purpose of this study was to determine whether the presence of neurological diseases was associated with an increased risk of fracture within 180 days of admission to LTC...
  8. doi FRAX underestimates fracture risk in patients with diabetes
    Lora M Giangregorio
    University of Waterloo, Waterloo, Canada
    J Bone Miner Res 27:301-8. 2012
    ..We conclude that diabetes confers an increased risk of fracture that is independent of FRAX derived with BMD. This suggests that diabetes might be considered for inclusion in future iterations of FRAX...