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What is the pathophysiology of a hip fracture?

Too much stress

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All fractures occur when more stress is applied to the bone then the bone can tolerate.
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pathophysiology of IT fractures?

Intertrochanteric?

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Usually an elderly patient falls with direct or slight torque to the thin, susceptible bone just below the femoral neck & above the femoral shaft. Sometimes tumors or areas of weakness make individual more prone to fracture. Needs surgery.
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Dr. Ryan Stanton answered:

what is the pathophysiology of ankle fracture?

Broken

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It typically involves forceful inversion or eversion of the foot which then either avulses or breaks the bones that make of the ankle joint.
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What is the pathophysiology of a femoral neck fracture?

Wards triangle

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The weak spot of the femur is in the femoral neck called wards triangle osteoporosis weakens bone patient falls broke energy absorbed exceeds strength of bone fails in tension fractur propagates along vectors of force applied through weakest bone fracture displaces and disrupts blood supply to femoral head no blood no healing dead head bone collapse arthritis forcedcrecumbancy pe blood clot PE dea
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what is the pathophysiology of hip synovitis?

Inflammation of

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Tendinitis/bursistis of hip often results of over use/trauma and the first thing to do is take it easy/rest a bit. Antiinflammatory meds such as aleve/motrin may help. Physical therapy/gentle stretching/ROM exercises. Iontophoresis ultrasounds therapy, topical meds etc...may help quite a bit as well. So, if doing on your own not enough, consult doc for possible injection. Good luck
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how do u help a hip fracture?

Usually surgery

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Hip fractures usually refer to proximal femur fractures near the hip joint. Most of these fractures are treated surgically with fixation or a hip replacement unless the patient is too medically unstable for surgery.
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What could cause a hip fracture?

Fall

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The most common cause of a hip fracture is from a person sustaining a fall
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What to do about hip fracture PT?

Depends

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The first thing to determine is whether this fracture requires surgical correction. If it doesn't, then the bone will heal on its own, and PT will benefit you by increasing your strength around the joint.
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What are symptoms of a hip fracture?

Hip groin pain

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Hip symptoms are felt in the groin. But a fracture can occur in a variety of areas in the hip and can be felt in general in different areas. A lot of people complain of pain along the outer pelvis. This is usually not where you feel hip pain and more often bursitis of the hip.
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How can I manage with a hip fracture?

Take your time

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Most fractures heal in 6-8 weeks after fixation. During that time go slow, dont be in a rush, use your walking aid (walker, crutches, cane) do your exercises, get good nutrition and protein intake and you will do it!
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