Fixing a Broken Hip

A fall can result in a hip fracture, which usually requires surgery.

Falls can have serious consequences. Every year, more than 300,000 adults ages 65 and older are hospitalized for a hip fracture. Over 95% of these fractures are caused by falling, usually sideways. A hip fracture almost always requires surgery. “The plan is to try to fix them as quickly and safely as possible,” says Cleveland […]
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