Pain and falls in older people

@article{Blyth2007PainAF,
  title={Pain and falls in older people},
  author={F. Blyth and R. Cumming and P. Mitchell and J. Wang},
  journal={European Journal of Pain},
  year={2007},
  volume={11}
}
  • F. Blyth, R. Cumming, +1 author J. Wang
  • Published 2007
  • Medicine
  • European Journal of Pain
  • Pain and falling both affect substantial segments of the older population. Despite the presence of several plausible mechanisms for pain to contribute to falling, very few studies have investigated this relationship in older people. If pain is a falls risk factor, this represents a potentially important point of intervention for falls prevention. Falls are a major cause of disability and loss of independent living status in older people. We examined the relationship between pain, pain‐related… CONTINUE READING
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