A Femur Fracture Rehab Case Study

If it sounds terrible, that’s because it is: according to the American Physical Therapy Association, a femur fracture is the “break, crack, or crush injury of the thigh bone.” Recovery time for this painful injury can range from anywhere to four to six months.

Though there are many causes for femur fracture, including contact sports and high-impact exercise, this kind of injury can also result from pre-existing conditions such as osteoporosis, bone cysts, or even tumors.

Regardless of the cause or severity, most patients require some form of physical therapy to improve motion, strength, and expedite their return to physical activity. Continue reading “A Femur Fracture Rehab Case Study”