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Zh Nevrol Psikhiatr Im S S Korsakova



[Falls and pathology of the musculoskeletal system in the older age groups].


Naumov AV, Khovasova NO, Moroz VI, Tkacheva ON
Zh Nevrol Psikhiatr Im S S Korsakova. 2020; 120(2):7-14.
PMID: 32307405.


Fall in the elderly is considered as a geriatric syndrome, which increases the risk of new falls, decreases physical functioning and autonomy and is associated with other geriatric syndromes. One of the most common risk factors for falls is the pathology of the musculoskeletal system, including osteoarthritis, sarcopenia, osteopenia and osteoporosis, as well as chronic pain.