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Ask For a Referral

You'll need a referral for rehabilitation services at Virginia Hospital Center. For more information, talk to your doctor or call us at 703.558.6507.

Physical Therapy for Osteoporosis

Reduce your risk of fractures, including broken hips, with physical therapy for osteoporosis and osteopenia at Virginia Hospital Center.

Specialists in Low Bone Mass

Benefit from the knowledge of physical therapists with additional training in addressing problems of thin or weak bones. We use The Meeks Method for Exercise and Movement, a program designed especially for people with low bone mass.

Conditions We Treat

Take advantage of this specialized physical therapy if you experience:

  • Back or neck pain
  • Broken hip
  • Compression fracture
  • History of fractures
  • Hyperkyphosis
  • Osteoporosis
  • Osteopenia
  • Poor posture

What to Expect at Your First Visit

During your first visit your physical therapist will:

  • Ask about your symptoms and treatment goals
  • Evaluate your posture, range of motion, strength, movement patterns, and balance
  • Determine whether you'd need a spinal brace
  • Provide posture and movement education
  • Recommend home exercises and treatment

Real-Time Ultrasound

Your physical therapist may use real-time ultrasound imaging to:

  • See how your muscles contract and relax
  • Assess muscle activation
  • Help to restore normal muscle function by giving immediate visual feedback

Access Mayo Clinic’s Expertise

As part of the Mayo Clinic Care Network, Virginia Hospital Center brings the world-renowned expertise and knowledge of Mayo Clinic to our community. How can I access the expertise of Mayo Clinic? It’s simple – all you need is to be under the care of a physician on Virginia Hospital’s Center medical Staff. 

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Related Locations

  • Main Hospital
    Main Hospital

    703-558-5000

    1701 N George Mason Drive
    Arlington, VA 22205