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Feel Like Your Body’s Falling Apart? Just Wait — Science is Coming to the Rescue

The Villages Daily Sun—August 30, 2015

Writer Eddy Duryea reports that modern-day seniors are getting joint replacements at around 50-65 years old to stay physically active. America’s aging population is opening new floodgates to bionics, assistive devices and other body rebuilds that were unheard of in past generations.

"Look at what the patients are doing," said Dr. Steven Haas, chief of knee service at the Hospital for Special Surgery. "They're becoming more active, and they're getting hips and knees at younger ages. So we're looking at more high performance."

This article originally appeared at TheVillagesDailySun.com.


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