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Impaired weight transfer persists at least four months after hip fracture and rehabilitation.

Authors
  • Nightingale, Elizabeth Jean
  • Sturnieks, Daina
  • Sherrington, Catherine
  • Moseley, Anne M
  • Cameron, Ian D
  • Lord, Stephen R
Type
Published Article
Journal
Clinical Rehabilitation
Publisher
SAGE Publications
Publication Date
Jun 01, 2010
Volume
24
Issue
6
Pages
565–573
Identifiers
DOI: 10.1177/0269215509360753
PMID: 20410149
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

Movement deficits are evident for an extended time frame following rehabilitation for hip fracture. The slower response time following the rehabilitation period highlights ongoing difficulties with weight transfer onto the affected leg.

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