Lessons in Injury Prevention for Older Athletes

Lessons in Injury Prevention for Older Athletes

Resource: Maine Senior Guide

Are you a baby boom athlete? Adam Rana, M.D., from Maine Medical Partners – Orthopedics, offers this good advice for injury prevention for older athletes.

Oftentimes I hear from my senior patient population, “Dr. Rana, what are the best ways to maintain or improve my overall musculoskeletal health?”, or “What can I do to slow down the aging process?” While there is no fountain of youth, regular exercise can help to enhance muscle and joint function, keep your bones strong, and decrease ones risk of heart attack and stroke.

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Adam Rana Related Links

  • Eastern orthopaedic association
  • American association of hip and knee surgeons
  • American academy of orthopedic surgeon