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What type of rehab is best for a hip fracture in an elderly female?

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Dr. Daniel Hampton
Orthopedic Surgery
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In brief: Hip Fracture PT

Generally exercises that work on walking and hip strengthening are what's needed.

In brief: Hip Fracture PT

Generally exercises that work on walking and hip strengthening are what's needed.
Dr. Daniel Hampton
Dr. Daniel Hampton
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Dr. Barry Waldman
Orthopedic Surgery - Reconstruction

In brief: Physical therapy

Working with a physical therapist to increase range of motion, strength and improve gait is generally recommended.
Patients usually start with a walker and progress to a cane or no assistance with time. Early weight bearing is encouraged in most cases.

In brief: Physical therapy

Working with a physical therapist to increase range of motion, strength and improve gait is generally recommended.
Patients usually start with a walker and progress to a cane or no assistance with time. Early weight bearing is encouraged in most cases.
Dr. Barry Waldman
Dr. Barry Waldman
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