19 September 2009

Pain and ageing

Pain speeds up the ageing process
Australian Ageing Agenda: 18 September 2009
People with chronic pain have levels of disability similar to people who are two to three decades older and don’t have pain.

A study in the latest issue of the Journal of the American Geriatrics Society found that people with moderate and severe pain start to experience reduced mobility and functionality at a much younger age.

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