Femur Fracture 1-23-10

Hello. I am 63 year old female who has osteoporosis. I tripped? and fell flat on my right hip full force. Had full rod put in 1/24. Back home, doing ok on crutches. Seem to be healing. I have No Insurance, but I KNOW I WANT Good PT, as I want to get myself back physically. I am thin and small-boned. I'm scare of what it's going to cost me, but it's my body, and I ain't done yet! I don't want to limp, etc. I want to walk tall and strong. I just know I need to be pushed with with someone else to get through the pain of PT (cannot push myself that hard alone, and don't know the exercises. I tend to have weak ligaments/tendons, too, which isn't good, but I can still way strengthen my muscles. Thank for any general feedback. See surgeon tomorrow (12 deys after surgery). What should I be asking him. I'm going to have to press because he knows I don't have insurance. Thanks much.

Posted By Lola on February 04, 2010 at 00:31:06:

Pro-Tec Athletics' J-Lat Knee Support helps guide the patella back into proper alignment with gentle pressure from the lateral to medial direction. Compression surrounding the patella will help keep it in the patella-femoral groove.

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