Physical Therapy: Hip Fractures: Treatment and Prevention

16.00
Online
Learning objectives

  • Distinguish the difference between the three major types of hip fractures, their characteristics and the indications for treatment of each.
  • Summarize the similarities and differences between the physical strategies for rehabilitation for the surgical candidate, versus the non-surgical candidate. Discuss the issues associated with each.
  • Identify the different approaches to hip surgery; discuss the advantages, disadvantages and the treatment strategies and rehabilitation outcomes for each of these surgeries.
  • Discuss the reasons for a total hip replacement, what challenges this procedure might present and the unique implications of the anterior versus the posterior approach.
  • Discuss the progression of physical therapy to maximize progression to each patient's either prior level, or maximum level, of functioning.
  • Relate practical and effective preventative measures that patients can take to prevent future falls.
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Physical Therapy: Hip Fractures: Treatment and Prevention

16.00
Learning objectives

  • Distinguish the difference between the three major types of hip fractures, their characteristics and the indications for treatment of each.
  • Summarize the similarities and differences between the physical strategies for rehabilitation for the surgical candidate, versus the non-surgical candidate. Discuss the issues associated with each.
  • Identify the different approaches to hip surgery; discuss the advantages, disadvantages and the treatment strategies and rehabilitation outcomes for each of these surgeries.
  • Discuss the reasons for a total hip replacement, what challenges this procedure might present and the unique implications of the anterior versus the posterior approach.
  • Discuss the progression of physical therapy to maximize progression to each patient's either prior level, or maximum level, of functioning.
  • Relate practical and effective preventative measures that patients can take to prevent future falls.