Leg Fracture Treatment for Seniors Dodge City KS

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Alok Shah
(620) 227-1371
2020 Central Ave
Dodge City, KS
Specialty
Orthopedic Surgery

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Alexander Baxter Neel, MD
(620) 225-7744
2300 N 14th Ave Ste 104
Dodge City, KS
Specialties
Orthopedics, General Surgery
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Rochester Sch Of Med & Dentistry, Rochester Ny 14642
Graduation Year: 1982
Hospital
Hospital: Pratt Reg Med Ctr, Pratt, Ks; Western Plains Reg Hosp, Dodge City, Ks
Group Practice: Orthopedics & Sports Medicine

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Dodge City Pediatrics
(620) 227-1233
2020 Central Ave
Dodge City, KS
Industry
Osteopath (DO), Physical Therapist

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Western Kansas Myofascial Release
(620) 408-9499
1510 N 2nd Ave
Dodge City, KS
Industry
Massage Practitioner, Physical Therapist

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P T Works
(620) 338-8633
1909 North 14th Ave
Dodge, KS
 
Richard J Ackerman, DDS
(620) 227-2234
705 1st Ave Ste B
Dodge City, KS
Specialties
Orthodontics/Dentofacial Orthopedics

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Physical Therapy Works
(620) 338-8633
1909 N 14th Ave
Dodge City, KS
Industry
Physical Therapist

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Key Rehabilitation
(620) 227-9528
501 W Beeson Rd
Dodge City, KS
Industry
Physical Therapist

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Healthsouth Rehab Ctr Of Dodge City
(620) 227-7960
2601 Central Avenue
Dodge City, KS
Specialty
Outpatient Physical Therapy

Kenneth Jansson
(316) 631-1600
2778 N Webb Rd
Wichita, KS
Business
Advanced Orthopaedics Associates
Specialties
Orthopedics, Sports Medicine, Arthroscopic Surgery
Insurance
Insurance Plans Accepted: Almost all insurance plans accepted.
Medicare Accepted: Yes
Workmens Comp Accepted: Yes
Accepts Uninsured Patients: Yes

Doctor Information
Primary Hospital: Kansas Surgery and Recovery Center; Surgicare of Wichita
Residency Training: Wilford Hall USAF Medical Center, Lackland AFB, TX
Medical School: Darthmouth, 1982
Additional Information
Member Organizations: American College of Sports Medicine American Medical Association American Medical Society for Sports Medicine American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine Arthroscopy Association of North America Fellow American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeo


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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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