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[The role of physiotherapy/therapeutic exercise in the treatment of osteoporotic hip fractures]

MAKOVICSNÉ Landor Erika1, KOLTAI Endréné1

APRIL 15, 2009

Ca&Bone - 2009;12(01)

[The authors briefly present the role of the physiotherapist in the treatment of osteoporosis. Primary, secondary, and tertiary prevention of locomotion system problems is analyzed. The authors’ specific focus is the complex physiotherapeutic treatment of osteoporotic hip fractures. They propose a prevention program involving locomotion exercises for the prevention of falls. Analyzing the physiotherapists’ activities, the authors describe the most important aspects of patient education and patient information.]

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