NYTimes describes the health problems of aging baby boomers who continue to exercise: osteoarthritis which needs "knee and hip replacements, surgery for cartilage and ligament damage, and treatment for tendinitis, arthritis, bursitis and stress fractures."
Some doctors call this phenomenon "boomeritis" or "Generation Ouch."
Baby Boomers Stay Active, and So Do Their Doctors. NYTimes.
Boomeritis, Man Flu & Salad Dodging Down Under. WSJ Health Blog, 01, 2008.
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