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WHAT ARE
THE ODDS
of someone
older than
65 falling in a
given year?

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BACK ON YOUR FEET
You might want to sit down
for this one. If you're older
than 65, your odds of falling
are a whopping 33 percent.
Falls are serious. In fact, 1 of
every 5 falls results in a broken
bone or a head injury. If you fall,
it's important to tell your doctor
and get checked out.

WEBSITE

Stay on Your Feet
Learn more about what you
can do to prevent falls. Visit
cdc.gov and search "falls."

With total knee replacement
becoming increasingly common-
more than half of Americans older
than 60 live with arthritis of the
knee and could benefit from a new
joint-greater gains are being made
in pain management after surgery.
A report from the Journal of the
American Academy of Orthopaedic
Surgeons outlines newer pain
management strategies that are

reducing medication side effects
and returning people to active lives
more quickly.
If you're headed for knee replacement surgery, talk to your doctor
about pain control methods such
as pre-surgery nerve blocks and
intraoperative pain injections. These
can reduce unwanted side effects
and the overall amount of narcotic
medication required.

JARGON WATCH

An ARRHYTHMIA is an abnormal heart rhythm.
Sometimes that means a quick fluttering, or a feeling as though your
heart "skipped a beat." But in severe or long-lasting cases, it can trigger
fatigue, fainting, chest pain, heart attack or death.
Your doctor can order tests to track your heart's electrical impulses,
and there are medicines and treatments to control arrhythmia.

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