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5 tools to maintain your mobility

A variety of assistive devices can improve balance, provide support, and prevent further disability. If you’re recovering from an injury or surgery, struggling with arthritis, or have trouble with your balance, your doctor may recommend one or more assistive devices—simple tools that have been shown to prevent falls and injuries and preserve your mobility. Don’t let pride or vanity keep you from using them. “Maintaining your mobility—the ability to move easily around…

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