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The 5 Most Common Orthopedic Injuries in People over 40

By:Rob S Williams, MD February 23, 2017 middle aged injuries

Around middle age, our bodies begin to respond to wear and tear differently. Though everyone’s different, for many of us, noticeable differences start at around age 40. You may notice that injuries happen more easily — and heal more slowly — than when you were in your teens and twenties.

In fact, acute or chronic injuries bring many people over 40 to the orthopedist for the first time in their...

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