Walking Can Help Elderly Adults to Recover Faster from Disability

Senior people who regularly exercise have lower chances to suffer a disability, and even if they do, they normally recover faster according to a new clinical trial.recover faster

The researchers discovered that when sedentary elderly adults started exercising, it restrained their risk of suffering a disability or illness. And those who did develop a physical disability were nearly 30% more likely to recover from it than seniors who remained sedentary.

Patricia Katz, a professor of medicine at the University of California, San Francisco, said: “And it doesn’t have to be some heavy-duty regimen. You don’t have to join a gym.”

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