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James E Callan MD
(301) 891-6130
7610 Carroll Ave
Takoma Park, MD
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Orthopedics

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W Christopher Urban, MD
(410) 544-4855
1600 S Crain Hwy
Glen Burnie, MD
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Bay Area Orthopaedics & Sports Medicine
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Orthopedics

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Guy Bryan Townsend, MD
(301) 299-6715
7500 Hanover Pkwy Ste 106
Greenbelt, MD
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Orthopedics
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Male
Education
Medical School: Temple Univ Sch Of Med, Philadelphia Pa 19140
Graduation Year: 1956

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Dr.SAGAR NOOTHETI
(301) 345-0077
4700 Berwyn House Rd # 108
College Park, MD
Gender
M
Speciality
Orthopedic Surgeon
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Accepting New Patients: Yes
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German Henrique Nader, MD
(301) 345-6123
6201 Greenbelt Rd Ste L5
College Park, MD
Specialties
Orthopedics
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Pontificia Univ Javeriana, Fac De Med, Bogota, Colombia
Graduation Year: 1961

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David C Johnson, MD
(202) 291-9266
106 Irving St NW
Washington, DC
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National Orthopedics PC
Specialties
Orthopedics

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Edward G Alexander Jr., MD
(703) 461-7100
4801 Kenmore Ave
Alexandria, VA
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Northern Virginia Orthopaedic Group
Specialties
Orthopedics

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Donald V Liang, DDS
(301) 927-8991
7338 Baltimore Ave
College Park, MD
Specialties
Orthodontics/Dentofacial Orthopedics

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Dr.LORNE WEEKS
(301) 220-2127
7501 Greenway Center Dr # 220
Greenbelt, MD
Gender
M
Speciality
Orthopedic Surgeon
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Accepting New Patients: Yes
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2.0, out of 5 based on 1, reviews.

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Rodney Frank Golden, DDS
(301) 299-3993
6201 Greenbelt Rd
College Park, MD
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Orthodontics/Dentofacial Orthopedics

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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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