• Older patients unable to complete one-legged stance test may have high mortality risk

    1 day ago - By Healio

    Middle-aged and older individuals who are unable to complete a 10-second one-legged stance test may experience a higher risk of all-cause mortality, according to published results.
    “The advantages of the 10-second one-legged stance test include that it is simple, and it provides rapid, safe and objective feedback for the patient and health care providers regarding static balance,” Claudio Gil Araujo, MD, PhD, told Healio. “It can be easily incorporated into the routine of most clinical consultations, especially for those older than 50 years of age. Importantly, the results of
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