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Below, please find a link to an interesting article about the link between foot pain and the risk of falls.

“We know that having more than one fall can be of concern. Many don’t think of feet as the culprit. However, higher odds of recurrent falls were seen for those with foot pain, especially severe foot pain, as well as those with planus foot posture, indicating that both foot pain and foot posture may play a role in falls,” Marian Hannan, DSc, MPH, co-director, Musculoskeletal Research Center at the Institute for Aging Research, said in a press release.

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