My condolences and best wishes for your wife's speedy recovery. My mom broke her femur in a fall a couple years ago, and I was her primary caregiver through it all. Her surgical experience was much the same as your wife's, with nailing and plating. The osteoporosis medication causing weakness sounds counterintuitive. One would expect a medication to prevent bone softening to protect against breaks, not hasten them. My mom has so far resisted all efforts of the doctors to put her on bone strengthening pharmaceuticals, and she is 92 and still going strong. All the best to you and yours.
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