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Stress fracture of the hip

A stress fracture of the hip is a hairline crack in bone which can grow larger, if left unattended. When they occur in the…

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Should you repair or replace a fractured hip?

Repair or replace a fractured hip? Left to itself, a fractured hip, like most broken bones, will mend itself. The healing process,…

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Rehabilitation after hip fracture surgery

Rehabilitation after hip fracture surgery is designed to help you begin moving as quickly as possible. Movement is critical so you…

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Hip fracture surgery complications

There are risks associated with surgery of any kind, and surgery for a hip fracture is no different. Regardless of whether you…

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Treatment for hip fracture

Treatment for hip fracture begins as soon as your doctor determines that your overall medical condition is stable. The most common treatment…

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How to diagnose a hip fracture

It may be difficult to diagnose a hip fracture. The hip is comprised of a large structure of bone that forms a…

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What causes a hip fracture?

What causes a hip fracture? In order to explain what causes a hip fracture, it is necessary to have some understanding of…

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