“Falls More Common in Arthritis Patients”

Arthritis patients at higher risk for falls and injuries during middle age and older adulthood

(dailyRx News) Falls are a big concern for many older adults, but should falling be something that middle-aged adults with arthritis consider, too? A new study suggests so.

This new study, led by researchers from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), compared rates of falls among middle-aged and older adults with arthritis and adults without arthritis across the US.

The researchers found that compared to people without arthritis, arthritis patients were more likely to fall twice or more and more likely to be injured from these falls.

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