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My grandmother fractured her femure during an accident, what can be done to aid in the healing?
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Dr. James Cunnar
Family Medicine
3 doctors agree
In brief: Therapy/nutrition
It is pertinent that your grandmother follow her physical therapists recommendations to the t.
Also, it is vital that her nutritional status is evaluated, making sure she has enough protein in her diet to ensure appropriate healing. If not already performed, her bones should be evaluated for osteoporosis, and treatment should be initiated if possible, to avoid future fractures.

In brief: Therapy/nutrition
It is pertinent that your grandmother follow her physical therapists recommendations to the t.
Also, it is vital that her nutritional status is evaluated, making sure she has enough protein in her diet to ensure appropriate healing. If not already performed, her bones should be evaluated for osteoporosis, and treatment should be initiated if possible, to avoid future fractures.
Dr. James Cunnar
Dr. James Cunnar
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Dr. Mark Weston
Orthopedic Surgery - Spine
1 doctor agrees
In brief: See orthopedist
Follow advice and instructions work on fall prevention.

In brief: See orthopedist
Follow advice and instructions work on fall prevention.
Dr. Mark Weston
Dr. Mark Weston
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