Sunday, December 6, 2009

Researchers: "Elderly Adults with Chronic Pain Fall More Often"



VOAVideo: Researchers: "Elderly Adults with Chronic Pain Fall More Often"

A new study in the United States shows that pain is a major factor in causing the elderly to fall. The study follows earlier research that found that falling is the major cause of injury for those over 70 and a primary cause of death for those over the age of 85. VOA's Carol Pearson has more.

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