Don’t See Joint Pain as a “Normal” Part of Aging

Chronic and worsening pain warrant a visit to your doctor.

Research suggests that as many as 65 percent of older adults experience joint pain. Often the discomfort may simply be due to exertion, particularly if you experience pain after strenuous exercise. “In this case, ice and rest should help,” says David C. Thomas, MD, professor of medicine and rehabilitation medicine at Mount Sinai. “Stretching before […]

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