Preventing Hip Arthritis

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HipArthritis_02According to a recent article in the American Journal of Epidemiology, 1998, Vol 147, hip osteoarthritis is a major cause of pain and disability. Recently their study of 611 patients listed for hip replacement because of osteoarthritis was compared with an equal number of controls selected from the general population and individually matched for age and sex. The study concluded that obesity and hip injury are important independent risk factors for hip osteoarthritis, which might be amenable to primary prevention. So not only are you helping to improve the lives of your clients by reducing the chances of osteoporosis, hypertension and breast cancer, but by keeping them in shape you’re helping to prevent degenerative osteoarthritis of their hips too!

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George M
Fitness Instructor
Certified Personal Trainer by I.S.S.A., CPR

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