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Holiday Hip Injuries

December 07, 2017
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Hip fractures are a common injury in people in their 60’s and up, but can occur at any age. At this time of year, with people using step ladders to decorate homes for the holidays, or even slipping on ice in some colder parts of the country, there is in an increase in the number of patients treated for broken hips. Below is an article on this topic and how to help prevent this painful injury. No one wants to spend the holidays in the hospital!

https://orthoinfo.aaos.org/en/staying-healthy/hip-fracture-prevention/

 

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