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Physical therapists can perform balance and fitness assessments to create an exercise plan to strengthen bones and prevent falls. They also provide training to help with posture, body mechanics and safe movement to prevent fractures. Exercise professionals with expertise in osteoporosis lead classes and provide personalized training sessions. Occupational therapists focus on improving movement and coordination to perform activities of daily living, and on the proper use of adaptive equipment, like walkers and shower benches, essential in preventing falls.
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