PMC provides partial hip replacement for WWII veteran Hero Shiosaki
Shiosaki, 95, had suffered a femoral neck fracture — one of the most common hip fractures among senior citizens. Because of his advanced age, Shiosaki was not put under general anesthesia. Instead, the veteran was given a spinal anesthetic and some ...
Idaho State Journal - Sun, 24 May 2015 02:57



COLUMN: Coping with the fear of falling
A fractured neck of the femur bone (hip) costs the health system $17,000-$35,000. THE CAUSES. Muscle weakness, gait impairment and poor balance contribute to one's risk of falling. Diabetic patients with neuropathy (loss of feeling) can no longer feel ...
Gaston Gazette - Sun, 24 May 2015 14:11

Rapid MRI Valuable in Those at High Risk for Stress Fracture
TORONTO — An abbreviated MRI protocol can be used to quickly diagnose and grade femoral neck stress fractures in a high-risk population, according to research presented here at the American Roentgen Ray Society 2015 Annual Meeting. In active ...
Medscape - Tue, 28 Apr 2015 14:11

Faith Center accident victim on the road to recovery
Three of the teenagers in the van were released from the hospital over that weekend, and the van's driver, 49-year-old Kenny Weimer, remained in a Fort Worth hospital with multiple injuries, including fractures in his back, ribs, wrist and leg, as well ...
Graham Leader - Fri, 22 May 2015 13:37



St. Mary's father charged with child abuse fears adoption hearing
... 2014, because of a possible injury to her left leg, according to original charging papers filed in district court, which state that a preliminary examination found fractures to her left tibia and right femur, five broken ribs, apparent trauma to ...
So Md News - Fri, 22 May 2015 03:52



Newmarket dad indicted on 21 charges in beating of infant son
According to the indictments, the infant suffered two skull fractures, bleeding in his brain, several rib and foot fractures, as well as multiple fractures to his arms and legs, including a fractured femur. Orta-Santana voluntarily came to the ...
Foster's Daily Democrat - Thu, 21 May 2015 13:48



Trusting Your Inner Voice
I had fractured the femoral neck of my hip. It was a stress fracture, so most likely the injury was due to running, but the doctors are still not sure what caused it. For weeks I was walking around with a fractured hip, going up and down subway steps ...
Huffington Post - Tue, 19 May 2015 05:00



Bay City man charged after police allege he slammed kitten to ground, broke ...
Veterinarian Dr. Bruce W. Francke plays with Tarzan who sustained injuries as a result of being slammed to the ground by his owner. Francke is treating the kitten at Bay Animal Hospital, 637 W. Center Road in Hampton Township. (Yfat Yossifor | The Bay ...
MLive.com - Wed, 13 May 2015 02:51


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