Category Archive for: ‘functional disability’

Persistent Pain May Speed Signs of Aging, Study Reveals

September 29, 2009Medill Reports ChicagoRenee Park Clarise Hildreth, 88, has pain in the knees, stiffness and wears a pain patch. The resident of the Johnston R. Bowman Health Center in Chicago’s West Side, was diagnosed with a severe arthritic condition affecting her spine. But while she suffers from pain, she still enjoys participating in daily activities, including shopping and going …

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