• Press Release

Bone Health Workshop Sept. 12 Provides Individual Roadmap to Prevent Osteoporosis, Spine Fractures

Adults will learn how to stay active, independent from experts at Mount Sinai Queens

  • Astoria, NY
  • (July 31, 2019)

Those interested in learning more about bone health and signs and symptoms of spine compression fractures may attend a Bone Health Workshop organized by American Bone Health (with an educational grant supported by Medtronic) in partnership with Mount Sinai Queens. The free workshop takes place from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 12, at HANAC George Douris Tower, 27-40 Hoyt Ave. S., Astoria, N.Y. Space is limited, and advance registration is required.

“Adults who want to stay active and independent will not want to miss this workshop,” said Kathleen Cody, Executive Director of American Bone Health. “People will learn from experts at Mount Sinai Queens about bone health and preventing broken bones, especially in the spine. With this information, they can take action to build their own roadmap for better bone health.”

The Bone Health Workshop includes the latest information on the diagnosis and treatment of osteoporosis and tips on preventing bone loss and fractures. “Adults can take important steps to improve their bone health with good nutrition and exercise, and this workshop will give them a roadmap with presentations and activities,” said Cody.

“Mount Sinai Queens is bringing an important opportunity to the community,” said Ana Rodriguez, Director of Community Relations, Mount Sinai Queens. “We hope as many people as possible will take advantage of this Bone Health Workshop.”

To register, please visit events.mountsinaihealth.org/event/bone_health_roadmap or www.americanbonehealth.org, or call 800-YOUR-MDS (800-968-7637).

About American Bone Health   
American Bone Health is a national, community-based organization that teaches people how to build and keep strong and healthy bones for life with practical and up-to-date information and resources to inspire them to prevent bone loss, osteoporosis and fractures. Learn more at americanbonehealth.org and @ambonehealth.

About Mount Sinai Queens
Mount Sinai Queens, a licensed acute care facility, is at the forefront of health care delivery. From its roots more than 120 years ago as Astoria Hospital to the cutting-edge quality care and service it delivers today, Mount Sinai Queens is dedicated to serving the Borough of Queens and beyond.

About the Mount Sinai Health System

The Mount Sinai Health System is New York City's largest academic medical system, encompassing eight hospitals, a leading medical school, and a vast network of ambulatory practices throughout the greater New York region. Mount Sinai is a national and international source of unrivaled education, translational research and discovery, and collaborative clinical leadership ensuring that we deliver the highest quality care—from prevention to treatment of the most serious and complex human diseases. The Health System includes more than 7,200 physicians and features a robust and continually expanding network of multispecialty services, including more than 400 ambulatory practice locations throughout the five boroughs of New York City, Westchester, and Long Island. The Mount Sinai Hospital is ranked No. 14 on U.S. News & World Report's "Honor Roll" of the Top 20 Best Hospitals in the country and the Icahn School of Medicine as one of the Top 20 Best Medical Schools in country. Mount Sinai Health System hospitals are consistently ranked regionally by specialty and our physicians in the top 1% of all physicians nationally by U.S. News & World Report.

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