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Movement is the most important medicine for old age. There is no upper age limit for physical activity

MedExpress Team

Piotr Wójcik

Published Nov. 24, 2023 10:00

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- Physiotherapists are at least as important as the drugs we prescribe to patients. Elderly patients should be rehabilitated at every possible moment," said Prof. Tomasz Kostka, president of the Polish Society of Sports Medicine and vice-rector for education at the Medical University of Lodz during the XII Congress of Sports Medicine of the European Federation of Sports Medicine Associations EFSMA in Wroclaw.

- Movement is the most important medicine for old age. We have a problem with this medicine being widely used, because then you have to do something yourself. It's not a pill that we swallow, and there is no pharmaceutical company that produces physical activity," stressed Prof. Tomasz Kostka.

Dr. Joanna Kostka, a member of the CRF Interdisciplinary Exper...

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