Major trauma patients need specialist rehab services, says NICE
NHS trusts in England should be providing specialist rehabilitation services for patients who experience injuries from major trauma.
New fracture treatments get the green light from NICE
New guidance from the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) recommends two treatments for fractured bones in the spine caused by
Falls and fragility fractures
Older people commonly incur injuries after falls and, are more likely to have osteoporosis. Osteoporosis weakens the bones, increasing the likelihood of breaks and fractures after falls.On this page:What is a fragility fracture?What causes fragility fractures?How can physiotherapy help?Find a physioWhat will happen when I see a physiotherapist?How can I help myself? Top tips to prevent falls and recover from fractures Recovery and falls-fracturesLinks and further information
NICE recommends treatments for fractured vertebrae
New draft guidance on the treatment of fractured vertebrae is out.