Jun 11, 2022

Posture Assessed in Health Exam Detects Cognitive Decline

Posted by in categories: biotech/medical, health, neuroscience

Summary: An older person’s posture may give clues to hidden cognitive decline, a new study reports.

Source: Shinshu University.

A mass survey of citizens aged 50 to 89 years examined whether cognitive decline could be detected by sagittal spinal balance measurement based on a radiological approach. Doctors from Shinshu University observed associations of sagittal vertical axis (SVA) anteriorization and higher age with lower cognitive function.

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