Author | Speaker | Advocate

Christine Thomas

Author   Speaker   Advocate

"I am passionate about stopping fractures and saving lives."

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Where author Christine Thomas blogs to build better bones

About the Author
Christine is a nationally recognized author and speaker in Canada. She uses her valuable communication skills as a passionate advocate for better bone health around the world. She is relentless at educating others on the prevention and management of this potentially debilitating disease. She is on the Osteoporosis Canada Board of Directors, has won numerous awards and is often seen in the Canadian media delivering her message with the kind of conviction learned only through hard experience.


Beat Osteoporosis

  1. A wonderful resource to help you learn to live well with osteoporosis is the Canadian Osteoporosis Patient Network (COPN). Connect today. It’s free!
  2. Determine your risk for a fracture and predict your chance of breaking a bone in the future.
  3. Ask your doctor for a bone density test.
  4. Be sure to get adequate amounts of both Calcium and Vitamin D.
  5. See a qualified physiotherapist, trainer or life wellness coach to help you develop a safe and effective bone building exercise program that includes strength training and weight bearing exercises.
  6. Strengthen your spine and improve your posture. Keep your spine strong and safe. Avoid movements harmful to your spine.
  7. Do your homework. Review medications that help reduce fractures and talk to your doctor.
  8. Check out some other great websites dedicated to helping people build strong bones.
    North American Menopause Society:
    The National Osteoporosis Foundation:
    International Osteoporosis Foundation:
  9. Take a look at this great video that explains the bone building process.
  10. Learn to relax through breathing and guided relaxation exercises.

Are You At Risk

Crack! in 2001 Christine Thomas bent over to pick up her newborn daugher in her crib and fractured her spine in several places.

Months later, she would be diagnosed with osteoporosis.