alexa Characteristics and Treatment of Osteoporotic Vertebral
ISSN: 2329-9096

International Journal of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation
Open Access

Like us on:
OMICS International organises 3000+ Global Conferenceseries Events every year across USA, Europe & Asia with support from 1000 more scientific Societies and Publishes 700+ Open Access Journals which contains over 50000 eminent personalities, reputed scientists as editorial board members.

Open Access Journals gaining more Readers and Citations

700 Journals and 15,000,000 Readers Each Journal is getting 25,000+ Readers

This Readership is 10 times more when compared to other Subscription Journals (Source: Google Analytics)

Case Report

Characteristics and Treatment of Osteoporotic Vertebral Fractures after Stroke: Case Report and Literature Review

Takako Nagai*, Toshihiro Arao, Kohei Hamada and Naoko Shindo

National Hospital Organization, Tokyo National Hospital, Tokyo, Japan

*Corresponding Author:
Takako Nagai
National Hospital Organization
Tokyo National Hospital, Takeoka 3-1-1 Kiyose
Tokyo, 204-8585, Japan
Tel: +81-42-491-2111
Fax: 81-42-494-2168
E-mail: [email protected]

Received date: July 25, 2016; Accepted date: August 19, 2016; Published date: August 29, 2016

Citation: Nagai T, Arao T, Hamada K, Shindo N (2016) Characteristics and Treatment of Osteoporotic Vertebral Fractures after Stroke: Case Report and Literature Review. Int J Phys Med Rehabil 4:362. doi: 10.4172/2329-9096.1000362

Copyright: © 2016 Nagai T, et al. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited.

 

Abstract

Stroke patients tend to fall easily in the chronic stage due to aprosexia and poor dynamic balance; they have a 2-4 times higher incidence of fractures than healthy persons. In addition, decreased bone density is found in stroke patients, and the risk of collapsed osteoporotic vertebra is high. Therefore, treatment of osteoporosis is needed in chronic stroke patients with dysfunction because it improves patients’ functional prognosis to perform rehabilitation, which decreases the risk of falls and fractures The course of re-acquiring activities of daily living (ADL) and the characteristics of stroke patients in the chronic stage with a collapsed osteoporotic vertebra were examined.

Keywords

Share This Page

Additional Info

Loading
Loading Please wait..
 
Peer Reviewed Journals
 
Make the best use of Scientific Research and information from our 700 + peer reviewed, Open Access Journals
International Conferences 2017-18
 
Meet Inspiring Speakers and Experts at our 3000+ Global Annual Meetings

Contact Us

 
© 2008-2017 OMICS International - Open Access Publisher. Best viewed in Mozilla Firefox | Google Chrome | Above IE 7.0 version
adwords