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Ronald Barry Greene, MD
1520 Dover St
Ferndale, MI
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Orthopedics, Aerospace Medicine
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Medical School: Temple Univ Sch Of Med, Philadelphia Pa 19140
Graduation Year: 1972
Hospital
Hospital: Graduate Hosp, Philadelphia, Pa
Group Practice: University Of PA Health Sys

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Gregory Paul Witkowski, MD
Ferndale, MI
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Orthopedics
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Medical School: Wayne State Univ Sch Of Med, Detroit Mi 48201
Graduation Year: 2003

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William Robert Sterba II, MD
Ferndale, MI
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Orthopedics
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Medical School: Tulane Univ Sch Of Med, New Orleans La 70112
Graduation Year: 2000

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Brian C Najarian, MD
Royal Oak, MI
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Orthopedics
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Male
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Medical School: Wayne State Univ Sch Of Med, Detroit Mi 48201
Graduation Year: 2003

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Timothy Martin Steiner, MD
Royal Oak, MI
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Orthopedics
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Medical School: In Univ Sch Of Med, Indianapolis In 46202
Graduation Year: 2001

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Medardo Richard Maroto, MD
Ferndale, MI
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Orthopedics
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Medical School: Wayne State Univ Sch Of Med, Detroit Mi 48201
Graduation Year: 2003

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Steven W Meisterling, MD
Ferndale, MI
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Orthopedics
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Medical School: Creighton Univ Sch Of Med, Omaha Ne 68178
Graduation Year: 2003

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Daniel Bruce Cullan II, MD
Royal Oak, MI
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Orthopedics
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Medical School: Creighton Univ Sch Of Med, Omaha Ne 68178
Graduation Year: 2000

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Kevin Scott Horowitz, MD
Huntington Woods, MI
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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: 2003

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Michael Hayden Boothby, MD
Royal Oak, MI
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Orthopedics
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Medical School: Columbia Univ Coll Of Physicians And Surgeons, New York Ny 10032
Graduation Year: 2000

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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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