This recent study is a timely reminder that individuals with lower limb arthritis or muscle weakness are at added risk of falls especially if they use opioid medications for pain and
or are taking antidepressants. ( http://tinyurl.com/kyua8h9)
This is a reminder to regulary review the management of osteoarthritis and the need for medications.
Just as people have a regular check of blood pressure or sugar levels it is important to schedule a health review for arthritis, pain and depression.