Your Legs, Your Life: The Importance of a Healthy Lower Half - Research on Aging

9/11/2014; 56 minutes

The legs are the wheels of the human body. They are the primary vehicles for mobility, and a driving force behind a healthy, active way of life. Functional legs are critical in maintaining a vibrant lifestyle, as well as preventing injury and disability, particularly among older individuals. Join Dr. Matthew Allison as he discusses the importance of sustaining healthy legs. Learn about various diseases that impede leg function, such as peripheral arterial disease, chronic venous disease, and neuropathy in the legs; and potential treatment options. Recorded on 07/16/2014. (#28361)

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