MUSCLES, JOINTS AND BONES
Your body is a complex machine made of different parts, each of them playing an important role. As for all machines, care is needed to prevent normal wear. Discover our pharmacist's tips to keep your body healthy and in top shape.
Several services* related to body health are offered in pharmacy:
- Medication prescription and adjustment for pain management
- Advice on vitamins and supplements to prevent osteoporosis
- Advice on over-the-counter medications
*These services are offered at participating pharmacies only.
PREVENTION OF OSTEOPOROSIS
We speak of osteoporosis when the bones become more fragile. In affected people, the bones gradually lost their density. They therefore fracture more easily.
Your pharmacist can develop an action plan with you, suggest nicotine replacement products and help you deal with withdrawal side effects.
There are many good reasons to use compression socks, whether you have poor blood circulation, want to soothe heavy and tired legs. Your pharmacist will help you choose the right model, size and material for the best fit possible.
ADVICE ON OTC MEDICATION
If you don’t know which over-the-counter medication to choose to relieve your pain symptoms, don’t be shy to ask your pharmacist!
* The information contained herein is provided for informational purposes only and is not intended to provide complete information on the subject matter or to replace the advice of a health professional. This information does not constitute medical consultation, diagnosis or opinion and should not be interpreted as such. Please consult your health care provider if you have any questions about your health, medications or treatment.