Turkish Journal of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation 2009 , Vol 55 , Num 1
Postoperative Rehabilitation in Patients with Hip Fracture
Dilşad Sindel 1 ,Demirhan Dıraçoğlu 2
1 İstanbul Üniversitesi, İstanbul Tıp Fakültesi, Fiziksel Tıp ve Rehabilitasyon Anabilim Dalı, Algoloji Bölümü, İstanbul, Türkiye
2 İstanbul Üniversitesi İstanbul Tıp Fakültesi, Fiziksel Tıp ve Rehabilitasyon Anabilim Dalı, İstanbul, Türkiye

Although hip fractures are important problems which cause worldwide severe issues, optimal healing and survival can be achieved with appropriate treatment management. The purpose of the rehabilitation is to convey patient to the highest possible functional level and to prevent new fractures. Both cooperation and coordination between surgeons and rehabilitation specialists are very important to provide suitable treatment and rehabilitation approach. 

Keywords : Hip fractures, surgery, rehabilitatio