Leg Fracture Treatment for Seniors Beatrice NE

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Daniel Joseph Samani, MD
(402) 489-4900
103 S 9th St
Beatrice, NE
Specialties
Orthopedics
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ia Coll Of Med, Iowa City Ia 52242
Graduation Year: 1989

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Beatrice Cln City Inc Beatrice Cmnty Hosp & Hlth C
(402) 223-7267
1110 N 10th St
Beatrice, NE
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Physical Therapist

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Lifetouch Physical Therapy Center Paul Potter Pt
(402) 228-1222
1200 N 6th St
Beatrice, NE
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Physical Therapist

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Beatrice Community Hospital & Health Cntr-PT
(402) 223-7341
1110 N 10th St
Beatrice, NE
 
Lifetouch Physical Therapy
(402) 228-1222
1200 N 6th St
Beatrice, NE
 
Beatrice Family Chiropractic
(402) 336-0371
2526 E. Court St
Beatrice, NE
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Hours
Monday 8:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Tuesday 8:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Wednesday 8:00 AM - 4:30 PM
Thursday 7:00 AM - 4:30 PM
Friday 7:00 AM - 10:00 AM
Saturday Closed
Sunday Closed
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Auto Accidents, Chiropractic Laser Therapy, Chiropractic Traction Therapy, Chiropractic Treatment for Injuries, Chiropractors, Decompression Therapy, Disc Herniation Treatment, Emergency Chiropractic Care, Holistic Chiropractic Care, Pediatric Chiropractic, Personal Injury, Physical Therapy

Husker Rehabilitation Wellness Centers Pc
(402) 228-9292
2320 N 6th St
Beatrice, NE
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Physical Therapist

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Physical Therapy See Beatrice Physical Therapy & Health Clinic Cross-Ref
(402) 228-3711
301 S 6th St
Beatrice, NE
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Physical Therapist

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Husker Rehailitation Wellness Centers
(402) 228-9292
300 S Reed St
Beatrice, NE
 
Beatrice Physical Therapy & Health Clinic
(402) 228-3711
301 S 6th St
Beatrice, NE
 
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Take Heart, Seniors--You Can Recover from Leg Fractures

Fractures to the legs and hips are one of the main reasons that people over 65 end up in the hospital. But not much is known about how these patients recover. This study followed 30 seniors who had leg fractures in accidents such as car crashes.

Researchers did physical tests of strength and range of motion and asked the subjects questions about their health, activities, and mental state. The subjects were tested an average of almost three years after their injuries.

The results showed that almost all of the patients had recovered very well. Their physical tests showed that the injured legs and uninjured legs functioned at about the same level. The subjects reported a low level of pain. And they even compared well to a control group of seniors who had never broken a bone in their legs.

One surprising difference between the subjects and the healthy control group was the results of the scores on mental state. Even though the subjects had returned to good function and low pain, they showed a much lower mental state. The authors don't know how to explain this. They note that the lowest scores came from people who had spent a long time in the hospital, and that two subjects were diagnosed with depression. Their responses may have caused a lower overall average score.

These results are somewhat different than other similar studies. The researchers suggest that it could be because their study limited subjects to people who had relatively simple fractures, witho...

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