Our research has shown that coming in more frequently actually slows the results.
Traditional health insurance in the United States does not typically cover OsteoStrong® sessions. However, Medical Savings Accounts can be used in many cases. Also, OsteoStrong® sessions are generally less expensive than most insurance co-pays.
Yes, and you will see great results if you do both. However, it is recommended that you not do a workout immediately prior to your OS session. Remember, OsteoStrong® strengthens your skeletal system. Your muscular strength will be unleashed once your mind senses your skeletal system is capable of handling stronger muscles.
Sadly, the published research on this topic does not indicate that strengthening your bones through conventional exercises or weight training is likely.
Yes, many showing T-scores as low as -4 from their DXA scans do sessions at OsteoStrong®. Even in these extreme cases, members have completely reversed their osteoporosis without medication. As with all medical conditions, we encourage people to consult with their physician prior to starting sessions at OsteoStrong®.
Results vary from person to person, but the following are some general rules for what our members experience:
Joint and back pain. Joint and back pain. Generally, people experience a sensation of joint and back pain relief in 1 to 12 sessions. Of course, with any physical condition that causes you concern, we recommend that you ask your doctor prior to engaging in sessions at OsteoStrong®.
Once your pain is gone, regular sessions will continue to develop the joint, bone and surrounding support tissue. It is highly recommended that you continue sessions to help prevent the return of your joint and back pain.
Skeletal strength or bone density increases can only be seen on a bone density scan. It usually takes 6-12 months from the time you start with OsteoStrong® for your DXA scan to show increases in bone density.
Balance improvements. Most people notice improvements in their personal balance in just one to two sessions and it generally improves for several sessions afterward.
Muscular Strength. Most people, regardless of fitness level, feel the gains in overall strength in about 4 sessions. Regular sessions seem to continue strength gains for many years. Some people may have periods of plateauing in their measured strength gains. Have patience when this happens to you!
Yes, OsteoStrong® actually helps strengthen the bone around your hip or knee replacement. We are also great for preconditioning before these types of surgeries. As with all medical conditions, we encourage people to consult with their physician prior to starting sessions at OsteoStrong®.