Pain. General Population: Most common reason to seek medical attentionOver 85% older adults have a chronic disease characterized by discomfort. Incidence of Pain. Arthritic pain is the most common cause of painChronic pain for the elderly is caused by:CancerOsteoporosis with comp fxDDDDiabetic neuropathyPost herpetic and trigeminal neuralgiasResidual neurologic deficits.
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