Hip fractures can be extremely painful but with a proper treatment plan, mobility can be restored, giving you a better way of life.

Hofmann Arthritis Institute’s very own Dr. Michael Blatter explains the many fractures and the successful treatments patients can consider. As an Orthopedic Surgeon, Dr. Blatter has helped many patients in almost every age group. Learn how he can help you.


There are many things to consider before an Orthopedic Surgeon creates a patient’s treatment plan. For example, did you know the patient’s age, or stage of life, is one of the first considerations for an orthopedic treatment plan? In addition, existing medical issues, as well as where the fracture occurred, is also taken into consideration, helping to determine a physician’s next steps.


Watch Dr. Blatter’s video to learn how your orthopedic surgeon will determine a thorough and appropriate treatment plan by understanding a patient’s lifestyle, stage of life, injury or cause, fracture type, blood supply levels, and other medical complexities. These important considerations help provide optimal outcomes, improving our patients’ long-term mobility.

To learn more about Dr. Michael Blatter, read his full biography here.

For more information, or to schedule an appointment with Dr. Michael Blatter, call (801) 355-6468.