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How to best handle muscular atrophy of a geriatric patient's thigh after pelvic fracture?

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Dr. John Goldman
Internal Medicine - Rheumatology
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In brief: Begin PT EARLY

You need pt early.
I always tell people about the twofer rule. That is for every day you are out it takes two days to come back. You need both range of motion and muscle strengthening.

In brief: Begin PT EARLY

You need pt early.
I always tell people about the twofer rule. That is for every day you are out it takes two days to come back. You need both range of motion and muscle strengthening.
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