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Why would a pt have a 92yo woman do leg lift with 2lb ankle weight?

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In brief: Strength

Most likely to try to strengthen the muscles.

In brief: Strength

Most likely to try to strengthen the muscles.
Dr. Arnold Beresh
Dr. Arnold Beresh
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Dr. Shabbir Hossain
Internal Medicine

In brief: Strength is good

Exercise and strengthening helps at all ages.
For example, one of the biggest health problems in geriatric patients are falls which lead to hip fractures and a variety of other injuries. Leg strengthening can help reduce the risk of falls and related problems.

In brief: Strength is good

Exercise and strengthening helps at all ages.
For example, one of the biggest health problems in geriatric patients are falls which lead to hip fractures and a variety of other injuries. Leg strengthening can help reduce the risk of falls and related problems.
Dr. Shabbir Hossain
Dr. Shabbir Hossain
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