Wellness/Prevention: Preventing Second Hip Fractures.

Wellness/Prevention: Preventing Second Hip Fractures.

After analyzing long-term data on nearly 40,000 first-time hip fracture patients, University of British Columbia researchers found that roughly 8% will experience a second hip fracture in the decade following their first hip injury. In light of this finding, they recommend that secondary hip fracture prevention interventions should continue beyond just the early post-fracture period.

Bone, February 2015

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