Leg Fracture Treatment for Seniors Big Rapids MI

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Jerome Arthur Conrad, MD
(231) 796-6721
650 Linden St Ste 2
Big Rapids, MI
Specialties
Orthopedics
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Georgetown Univ Sch Of Med, Washington Dc 20007
Graduation Year: 1964
Hospital
Hospital: Mecosta County Gen Hospital, Big Rapids, Mi
Group Practice: Big Rapids Orthopaedics

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Aleksandar Tosic
(231) 796-6721
650 Linden St
Big Rapids, MI
Specialty
Orthopedic Surgery

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Sudhir Balkrishna Rao
(231) 796-6721
650 Linden St
Big Rapids, MI
Specialty
Orthopedic Surgery

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Evergreen Physical Therapy - Big Rapids
(231) 660-1923
1268 W Perry Ave
Big Rapids, MI
Hours
Monday 6:00 AM - 6:30 PM
Tuesday 6:00 AM - 6:30 PM
Wednesday 6:00 AM - 6:30 PM
Thursday 10:00 AM - 6:30 PM
Friday 6:00 AM - 6:30 PM
Saturday Closed
Sunday Closed
Services
Manual Therapy, Occupational Therapy, Physical Therapists, Sports Medicine, Workers Comp/Rehabilitation

PT Plus
(231) 592-0027
15200 220th Ave
Big Rapids, MI
Industry
Massage Practitioner, Physical Therapist

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Jerome Arthur Conrad
(231) 796-6721
650 Linden St
Big Rapids, MI
Specialty
Orthopedic Surgery

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Aleksandar Tosic, MD
650 Linden St Ste 2
Big Rapids, MI
Specialties
Orthopedics
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Edvarda Kardelja V Ljubljani, Med Fak, Ljubljana, Slovenia
Graduation Year: 1985

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Paul E Roose
(231) 832-7000
225 N State St
Reed City, MI
Specialty
Orthopedic Surgery

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Evergreen-Big Rapids Physical
(231) 796-4419
14257 Northland Dr
Big Rapids, MI
Industry
Physical Therapist

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Cutting Edge Physical Therapy
(231) 796-0504
18699 Northland Dr
Big Rapids, MI
Industry
Physical Therapist

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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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