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My mother was diagnosed with broken hip. How will this affect her?

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Dr. Chittur Ananthakrishnan
Orthopedic Surgery - Reconstruction
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In brief: Would seek treatment

Hip fractures generally require treatment as they usually cofine folks to bed and the sequlae of bed rest is not very good.
Treating a hip fracture is generally done to keep a person out of bed active and mobile as far as possible.

In brief: Would seek treatment

Hip fractures generally require treatment as they usually cofine folks to bed and the sequlae of bed rest is not very good.
Treating a hip fracture is generally done to keep a person out of bed active and mobile as far as possible.
Dr. Chittur Ananthakrishnan
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Dr. Mary Efremov
Internal Medicine

In brief: Surgery likely

Joint used in weight bearing, so broken bones need to be fixed.
Healing faster after surgery, lying around for six months or so is very dangerous.

In brief: Surgery likely

Joint used in weight bearing, so broken bones need to be fixed.
Healing faster after surgery, lying around for six months or so is very dangerous.
Dr. Mary Efremov
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