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Hip Fracture - ORIF

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Hip Fractures are most commonly caused by falls.  The risk for Hip Fractures increases with age.  Older adults, especially those over the age of 85, are at the highest risk because of changes in bone structure and overall health.  Medical complications from hip fractures can be life threatening.  Because of the possible serious consequences, you should see your doctor or go to the Emergency Department of a hospital immediately if you suspect that you fractured your hip.

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