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Femur Neck Fracture
Can physiotheraphy be done for my dad who has been undergone Femur Neck Fracture 2.5 months back. He will be telling slight pain sensation when he walks himself for a little long. Please suggest.
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Dr. P. Saradha (PT)
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Physio can be done surely. Some muscle releases and strengthening exercises can be of sure help..
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Dr. Shekhar Chandrakant Jambure (PT)
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Certainly physiotherapy can be done for such cases. But firstly you have to make sure that if  the fracture is still persisting. Xray investigations will reveal if the fracture is still present, has started healing or gone into non healing(which is a complication of fracture healing). Please get the x-rays done and meet a physiotherapist. Physio will definitely help by planing a step by step rehab protocol as per the healing stage your patient is in. At The same time if a physio notices any complication like malunion or non union of fracture physio will redirect you to the respective specialist for the further management. Always remember healthcare delivery must have a holistic approach and its done by team of healthcare specialists.
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Dr. Rupalini Sastry (PT)
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Yes. Definitely. Please go to your neighborhood physio and ensure you communicate entire history. Lower limb and abdominal strengthening will help him manage pain better.
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Yes he must consult and undergo some physiotherapy sessions to strengthen the muscles of thigh
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Dr. Prakash B L
Orthopedist 26 yrs exp Bangalore
# Neck of Femur is an indication for Total hip replacement surgery in your father's case
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Dr. Venugopal Kadiyala (PT)
Physiotherapist 9 yrs exp Guntur
If the bone union is well,therapy is going to get him to near normal, painless walk.
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