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Severe foot pain linked to recurrent falls

20:00 EDT 8 May 2017 | AAAS

(Hebrew SeniorLife Institute for Aging Research) 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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