Hip fracture

Hip fracture

A hip fracture is a break in the upper quarter of the femur (thigh) bone. The extent of the break depends on the forces that are involved. The type of surgery used to treat a hip fracture is primarily based on the bones and soft tissues affected or on the level of the fracture.

Causes

Causing FactorReference
AntidepressantsStudy

Aggravating Factors

OutcomeReference

Mitigating foods