Statistics show that starting at 65 years of age:
- 16% have limitations to leave home alone
- 14.3% of the population has difficulty walking
- 4.5 million people* use a walking stick
- 1.5 million people use the walker
*National Institute of Health – United States data
Bones become weak, the muscles atrophy and then the pain starts to appear. These symptoms are treated with resources such as medicines, physical therapy, and the full range of displacement aids such as wheelchairs and crutches and other postural relief tools such as vests and support bars on the wall.
Looking from this perspective, I propose that my patients reconsider their lifestyle choices as soon as possible in order to avoid sports injuries, as well as skeletal muscle deterioration due to the lack of activities that keep our body sane.
Orthogeriatric fractures are becoming more frequent in our society and dealing with it is our mission.
Know below the health plans served by the Murachovsky Orthopedic Clinic
Ouro, Prata e Access
Cart Branca 50 e 60; Cart Verde 50, 60 e 70; H3+L1, H3+L2, H3+L3, H4+L2 e H4+L3