Another Reason for Regular Exercise…

…before you break your hip. From MedPageToday:

After a hip fracture or other serious fall-related injury, how much independence older adults regained depended to a large extent on how well they were doing beforehand, a study showed.

Functional trajectories were tightly linked, with rapid recovery observed only in those with no or mild disability before the fall,Thomas M. Gill, MD, of Yale University, and colleagues found.

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Need a fitness program? Consider this one.

Steve Parker, M.D.

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