Lora M Giangregorio
Affiliation: University of Waterloo
- Exercise for improving outcomes after osteoporotic vertebral fractureLora 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...
- Muscle Density and Bone Quality of the Distal Lower Extremity Among Individuals with Chronic Spinal Cord InjuryJenna 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...
- Body weight-supported treadmill training for patients with hip fracture: a feasibility studyLora 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...
- Identifying Fallers among Home Care Clients with Dementia and Parkinson's DiseaseSymron 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...
- 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 fractureLora 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...
- 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 protocolJenna 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...
- Individuals with neurological diseases are at increased risk of fractures within 180 days of admission to long-term care in OntarioMicaela 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...
- FRAX underestimates fracture risk in patients with diabetesLora 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...