Foot pain and posture may play role in recurrent falls among older adults

Researchers from Hebrew Senior Life’s Institute for Aging Research have discovered that foot pain – particularly severe foot pain – correlates to a higher incidence of recurrent falls. This finding also extends to those diagnosed with planus foot posture (flat feet), indicating that both foot pain and foot posture may play a role in falls among older adults.

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