Leg Fracture Treatment for Seniors Columbus IN

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Dr.Darryl Tannenbaum
(812) 376-9353
940 North Marr Road
Columbus, IN
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M
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Medical School: Harvard Med Sch
Year of Graduation: 1992
Speciality
Orthopedic Surgeon
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Accepting New Patients: Yes
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Otto William Wickstrom, MD
2360 N National Rd
Columbus, IN
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Orthopedics
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Male
Education
Medical School: In Univ Sch Of Med, Indianapolis In 46202
Graduation Year: 2003

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Otto W Wickstrom
(812) 372-2437
2360 N National Rd
Columbus, IN
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Orthopedic Surgery

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Thomas Wendell Marshall, MD
(812) 376-9353
940 N Marr Rd
Columbus, IN
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Orthopedics
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Male
Education
Medical School: In Univ Sch Of Med, Indianapolis In 46202
Graduation Year: 1970

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Douglas John Federle, MD
940 N Marr Rd
Columbus, IN
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Orthopedics
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Male
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Medical School: Univ Of Cincinnati Coll Of Med, Cincinnati Oh 45267
Graduation Year: 1998

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Larry Dean Olson, MD
(812) 376-9353
940 N Marr Rd
Columbus, IN
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Orthopedics
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Male
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Medical School: Univ Of Ky Coll Of Med, Lexington Ky 40536
Graduation Year: 1975

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David Dillon Gallagher, MD
(812) 376-9353
940 N Marr Rd
Columbus, IN
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Orthopedics
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Male
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Medical School: Univ Of Mi Med Sch, Ann Arbor Mi 48109
Graduation Year: 1982

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Cary Michael Guse, MD
(812) 376-9353
940 N Marr Rd Ste C
Columbus, IN
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Orthopedics
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Male
Education
Medical School: In Univ Sch Of Med, Indianapolis In 46202
Graduation Year: 1998

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Robert Lee Forste, MD
(812) 343-0249
940 N Marr Rd Ste C
Columbus, IN
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Orthopedics
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Male
Education
Medical School: In Univ Sch Of Med, Indianapolis In 46202
Graduation Year: 1971

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Dr.DAVID GALLAGHER
(812) 376-9353
940 N Marr Rd # C
Columbus, IN
Gender
M
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Mi Med Sch
Year of Graduation: 1982
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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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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