hip fractures

Physical therapists play key role for recovery in hip fracture study

Each year more than 260,000 older Americans are hospitalized for hip fractures, a debilitating injury that can severely and permanently impact mobility. Researchers at the University of Maryland School of Medicine (UMSOM) studied two types of home-based interventions and discovered that these treatments are effective in helping individuals ...


Simple evaluation and screening could catch a quarter of hip fractures before they happen

Santa Rosa Orthopeadics surgeon Dr. Nathan Ehmer D.O., talks about the latest research on hip fractures, and the importance of prevention. A new study published by The Lancet discovered that hip fractures may best be prevented in older adults through routine evaluations and bone density screening. This early ...

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