Painful limping and early deathBMJ 2011; 342 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.d2137 (Published 05 April 2011) Cite this as: BMJ 2011;342:d2137
- Justin P Cobb, professor1
- 1Imperial College, London, UK
If people with a painful limp would take more exercise, they would live longer; that is the perverse conclusion of a cohort study and accompanying editorial.1 2 Most people with a painful limp would find this suggestion unhelpful.
Neither article makes much of the overwhelming dominance of age as …