Fracture Neck Of Femur
- Causes and Types
- Symptoms and Diagnosis
- Management and Prognosis
- Lifestyle Modification
The preventive strategies for the elderly are:-
Preventing Osteoporosis- this can be done by including a healthy dose of calcium and vitamin D in your diet and by engaging in moderate exercises regularly.
Preventing falls- The elderly are always at an increased risk for a fall. This can be prevented by:-
• Preventing osteoporosis
• Increasing physical activity to make the bones strong
• Avoiding medications that have strong side effects and affect mental alertness and gait
• Caring for one’s vision
• Living in a safe home
Early ambulation after fixing fracture neck of femur increases the speed of recovery. The patient must resort to early walking and exercises after hip surgery with the help of a physical therapist.
With care and medical monitoring the patients who undergo hip surgery will recover sufficiently to resume normal life.