Pilates & Osteoporosis

$229.99 $207.00



This exciting and innovative 1 day course investigates the concept that osteoporosis is the next epidemic to hit the healthcare industry. The course will cover the epidemiology, prevalence and incidence of osteoporosis.

Osteoporosis currently causes more days in hospital than some more publicised diseases, such as cancer! With the growing and ageing population it is predicted that the epidemic of osteoporosis will only grow and grow. One of the key components of not only managing osteoporosis but preventing its onset with exercise. Several research studies have proven that the use of Pilates movements is one of the key components to managing this disease.

Pilates for Osteoporosis is an innovative 12 step program that delivers the answer to one of the worlds growing epidemics within healthcare. Worldwide 1 in 3 women and 1 in 5 men will suffer from osteoporotic illness in their lifetime.

In this 1 day course APPI delivers a unique step by step process of creating a program that is based on targeting the common fracture sites that the research into osteoporosis suggests. Furthermore, this program has the key concept of getting clients off the floor in managing osteoporosis and ensuring that the benefit of weight bearing exercise can be linked to Pilates movements.

Course Content

Following the course attendees will be able to:

  • Evaluate the recent research into osteoporosis
  • Apply APPI’s step by step program based on targeting the common fracture sites
  • Recognise how to get clients off the floor in managing osteoporosis
  • Distinguish how weight bearing Pilates movements can benefit osteoporosis

Group Booking Discounts

Book for 3 people or more on the same course and receive a 15% discount. Email for all group bookings.


The complete address and location of your course will be provided in a confirmation letter that will be emailed to you at least 3 weeks before the course.


This course is open to:

  • Physical Therapists
  • Physical Therapist Assistants
  • Athletic Trainers
  • Exercise Physiologists
  • Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialists
  • Personal Trainers
  • Certified Pilates Instructors
  • Occupational Therapists
  • Occupational Therapy Assistants
  • Third Year Physical Therapy Students


Before attendance of this course, APPI recommends you to prepare for this course by:

  • Reviewing your Matwork Level 1 (or equivalent) manual
  • Reading the recommended articles in the reading list

Physical Therapists/Physical Therapist Assistants
This course is approved for 7 continued education hours by the following:

  • Physical Therapy Board of California
  • Texas Board of Physical Therapy Examiners
  • State of Illinois Department of Financial & Professional Regulations (Sponsored by Global Healthcare Education)

Many other states may accept California or Texas credit. Please check with your state licensing board to determine whether the course qualifies for credit in your state.

Please note that due to the changing nature of state continuing education requirements, APPI suggests that you contact your state physical therapy association or licensing board for the most current information on continuing education and other rules and regulations.

Athletic Trainers:
APPI is Board of Certification, Inc., (BOC) Approved Provider. This course has been approved for 7 continued education hours for Athletic Trainers. BOC Approved Provider number P10086.

Personal Trainers/ Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialists
APPI courses are not automatically approved by the NSCA, however if you would like to attend this course and require NSCA CEUs please just contact us a minimum of 4 weeks prior to the course and we will be happy to assist you.

Exercise Physiologists
‘The ACSM Certification & Registry Department will recognize CECs, CMEs or CEUs awarded by other professional health and fitness or clinical organizations for attending their programs without it being pre-approved or endorsed by the ACSM Education Department. These are considered “non-ACSM endorsed programs.” You must obtain documentation from that organization verifying attendance and the number of CECs earned.’

If you require accreditation through another governing body or within another state, or require any further information, then please email


‘Fantastic new ideas for my clients. I learned more than I expected in a one day course’ Osteo – Torrance, CA Apr 2017

‘Course was informative and backed by studies’ Osteo – Torrance, CA Apr 2017

‘Lots of great information.’ Osteo – Torrance, CA Apr 2017

‘Great exercise modifications’ Osteo – Torrance, CA Apr 2017

Additional information


San Diego, CA, Sacramento, CA, Austin, TX, Torrance, CA, Albany, NY, Stonington, CT, Boston, MA


04/06/2018, 03/09/2018, 04/29/2018, 05/10/2018, 06/08/2018, 04/06/2018, 04/21/2018, 08/18/2018

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