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Knee Buckling and Falls

A new study (Arthritis Care & Research, Feb. 8) suggests that knee buckling—often described as a knee “giving way”—may indicate an increased risk for falls. Researchers looked at seven years of data on 1,842 seniors, average age 67, all of whom had (or were at high risk for) knee osteoarthritis,

Buckling Knees May Increase Fall Risk

Knee buckling may increase your risk of falls and fractures, according to a study published online Feb. 8 in Arthritis Care & Research. The study included 1,842 people, average age 67, with, or at risk for, knee osteoarthritis. After five years, about one out of six study participants had experienced

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