In Finnish study, many older adults have persistent pain

03/12/2014 | MedWire News (U.K.)

A study from Finland found 74.4% of community-dwelling adults 76 and older who reported pain at the beginning of the study continued to have pain in the next two years. Researchers reported in the Clinical Journal of Pain that it is important for clinicians to take an active role in educating and treating older patients with chronic, long-term nonmalignant musculoskeletal pain.

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