Hip Joint Fracture

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My mother had a hip fracture. Kindly view her X-rays and reports and suggest the treatment.

Query: Hello doctor, My mother had a fall following which it was diagnosed two fractures in the hip joints in front and back. She lives in an area which does not have excellent medical facilities. Hence we thought to take your opinion. Please look at the attached X-ray, prescribed medicine, and let me kno...  Read Full »

Dr. Mahaveer Patil

Family Physician, General Practitioner, Orthopaedician And Traumatologist, Physiotherapist, Spine Health Specialist, Spine Surgeon

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I have gone through your questions and the attached reports (attachment removed to protect patient identity). Your mother has a hip fracture which is mildly displaced. The best treatment would be to get the surgery done and get the fracture as early as possible so th...  Read Full »

How to recover from a hip fracture?

Query: Hi doctor, My mother is 83 years old. She had a right hip fracture before three years, and she was fitted with a DHS implant. She has pain, and her fracture is not healed. Her mobility got restricted, and she uses a walker to walk. Before two years, she had severe pain, and she was unable to stand....  Read Full »

Dr. Firas Arnaout

Orthopaedician And Traumatologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I have gone through the attachment (attachment removed to protect patient identity). Her fracture has not healed, and her fixation has got failed. I suggest seeing an experienced anesthetist to assess her fitness for having an extended operation. As her hip is painful, ...  Read Full »

Other than surgery, is there a treatment for my mother's femoral neck fracture?

Query: Hi doctor, My mother is suffering from a left femoral neck fracture. Is there any other treatment other than surgery? Please suggest.  Read Full »

Dr. Anuj Gupta

Orthopaedician And Traumatologist, Spine Surgeon

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I have gone through the attachment (attachment removed to protect patient identity). The age of the patient is 72 years. At this age and with this fracture, there is more harm in not doing surgery as compared to doing surgery. Such patients can develop respiratory diffi...  Read Full »

InterTan nail got displaced from hip side and causing pain. Please help.

Query: Hello doctor, My mother, aged 67, got her hip bone joint fractured. She got operated and InterTan nail got implanted. But nail part got displaced from the hip side and now touching hip bone causing pain. She is weak, having low bone density and suffering from other diseases as well (rheumatoid arth...  Read Full »

Dr. Lokesh

General Practitioner, Orthopaedician And Traumatologist, Spine Health Specialist, Spine Surgeon, Family Physician

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. She requires implant removal and joint replacement. This is a relatively safe procedure. Plaster cannot be applied over this. For more information consult an orthopaedician and traumatologist online --> https://www.icliniq.com/ask-a-doctor-online/orthopaedician-an...  Read Full »

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