Leg Fracture Treatment for Seniors Erlanger KY

This page provides useful content and local businesses that give access to Leg Fracture Treatment for Seniors in Erlanger, KY. You will find helpful, informative articles about Leg Fracture Treatment for Seniors, including "Take Heart, Seniors--You Can Recover from Leg Fractures". You will also find local businesses that provide the products or services that you are looking for. Please scroll down to find the local resources in Erlanger, KY that will answer all of your questions about Leg Fracture Treatment for Seniors.

Timothy Ray Perkins, DMD
(859) 371-8080
7205 Dixie Hwy Ste 1
Florence, KY
Specialties
Orthodontics/Dentofacial Orthopedics

Data Provided By:
Robert D Rust, DMD
(859) 331-6070
232 Thomas More Pkwy
Crestview Hills, KY
Specialties
Orthodontics/Dentofacial Orthopedics

Data Provided By:
Matthew Scott Grunkemeyer
(859) 301-2663
560 S Loop Rd
Edgewood, KY
Specialty
Orthopedic Surgery

Data Provided By:
Michael A Grefer
(859) 301-2663
560 South Loop Rd
Edgewood, KY
Specialty
Orthopedic Surgery

Data Provided By:
Richard J Menke, MD
(859) 341-9300
500 Thomas More Pkwy
Edgewood, KY
Specialties
Orthopedics
Gender
Male
Education
Graduation Year: 2007

Data Provided By:
Samer Saadat Hasan, MD
(859) 331-9700
328 Thomas More Pkwy
Crestview Hills, KY
Specialties
Orthopedics
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Vanderbilt Univ Sch Of Med, Nashville Tn 37232
Graduation Year: 1994

Data Provided By:
Dr.James Baker
(859) 301-2663
560 South Loop Road
Ft Mitchell, KY
Gender
M
Speciality
Orthopedic Surgeon
General Information
Accepting New Patients: Yes
RateMD Rating
5.0, out of 5 based on 1, reviews.

Data Provided By:
Richard M Hoblitzell, MD
(859) 341-6440
340 Thomas More Pkwy Ste 260
Crestview Hills, KY
Specialties
Orthopedics
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Cincinnati Coll Of Med, Cincinnati Oh 45267
Graduation Year: 1985

Data Provided By:
Candyse L Jeffries, DMD
(859) 282-8844
7205 Dixie Hwy Ste 1
Florence, KY
Specialties
Orthodontics/Dentofacial Orthopedics

Data Provided By:
Gordon Walker Air, MD
(859) 341-9300
500 Thomas More Pkwy Ste 1
Crestview Hills, KY
Specialties
Orthopedics
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Cincinnati Coll Of Med, Cincinnati Oh 45267
Graduation Year: 1968
Hospital
Hospital: St Elizabeth Med Ctr-North, Covington, Ky; St Luke Hosp -East, Fort Thomas, Ky
Group Practice: Northern Kentucky Orthopaedics Psc

Data Provided By:
Data Provided By:

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...

Click here to read the rest of this article from eOrthopod.com