Broken Hip treatmentsBroken Hip
Treatments could include:
- Immobilization by splinting
- Fixation of fracture using external fixator
- Procedure on joint of lower extremity
- Physical Therapy
- First Aid
- Hip Replacement
- Total Hip Replacement
- Open reduction with internal fixation
- closed reduction of fracture with internal fixation
- Partial Hip Replacement
Gait training is a type of physical therapy that helps people improve their ability to stand and walk.
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