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Types of Knee Braces for Support and Injury Prevention
Source:
Verywell Health

The use of knee braces in sports medicine is a controversial topic. Knee braces are used for a wide variety of problems and conditions. But do knee braces help?

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Why do bones fail?
Source:
Medical Xpress

Can analytical methods from materials science help researchers better understand human bones? A team at Empa in Thun is pursuing precisely this approach.

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Joint lubricating fluid plays key role in osteoarthritic pain, study finds
Source:
Medical Xpress

A team at the University of Cambridge has shown how, in osteoarthritis patients, the viscous lubricant that ordinarily allows our joints to move smoothly triggers a pain response from nerve cells similar that caused by chilli peppers.

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Fractured Bones Breakthrough
Source:
Ivanhoe

A procedure that has troubled doctors for years may have a solution, thanks to some unlikely inventors. Five undergraduate students at Rice University created a medical device that allows doctors to fix fractured bones in less time, using fewer x-rays.

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Common Cause of Pain With Hip Bursitis
Source:
Verywell Health

When the bursa becomes inflamed, each time the tendon has to move over the bone, pain results. Because patients with hip bursitis move this tendon with each step, symptoms of this condition can be quite painful.

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How to strengthen your knee
Source:
Medical News Today

The knee is the largest joint in the body. People use it heavily every day as they walk, run, climb, or jump. As a result, it is also very prone to injury and pain. When these occur, a doctor may recommend exercises to help a person strengthen the muscles around the knee.

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How to get rid of knee pain when sleeping
Source:
Medical News Today

Joint pain and swelling become more common as people age. Pain in the knee can make walking, running, and other activities uncomfortable. It can also make it difficult to fall or stay asleep at night.

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Pads to Prevent Hip Pointer Injury
Source:
Verywell Health

Hip and thigh pads are generally available at many sporting goods and specialty stores and can be used by athletes of nearly any sport that has a high risk of falls or collisions and hip injuries.

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High rate of return to dance seen in dancers who underwent hip arthroscopy for FAI
Source:
Healio

According to recently published results, 97% of dancers were able to return to dance at an average of 6.9 months after hip arthroscopy. Compared with their preoperative status, most dancers danced at a higher level following surgery.

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Study suggests surgery better than observation for older patients with meniscus tear
Source:
Medical Xpress

Patients over age 50 who underwent an all inside arthroscopic repair technique had lower rates of subsequent total knee surgery than a similar group that was only observed, according to research presented at the American Orthopedic Society of Sports Medicine Annual Meeting today.

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Link found between gut bacteria, successful joint replacement
Source:
Medical Xpress

Having healthy gut flora—the trillions of bacteria housed in our intestines—could lower the risk of infection following knee and hip replacement surgeries, while an unhealthy intestinal flora may increase the risk of infection.

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12 Common Hip Pain and Injuries in Athletes
Source:
Verywell Health

In the past, just about any hip pain symptom was attributed to a "muscle strain" type of injury. While this is a common cause of hip pain in athletes, we are learning more and more about other causes of hip pain that can sideline a player from the action.

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Study dispels myth of exercise damage in the treatment of osteoarthritis of the knee
Source:
Medical Xpress

A study by scientists has discovered that therapeutic exercise does not harm articular cartilage of the knee in people with osteoarthritis, a leading cause of disability worldwide associated with pain, impaired mobility and quality of life. It may, in fact, benefit articular cartilage.

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Review of impact of drug holidays on bone health
Source:
Medical Xpress

The impact of interruption of anti-osteoporosis treatment in patients on therapy with bisphosphonates or denosumab is reviewed in a new International Osteoporosis Foundation (IOF) working group paper 'Fracture risk following intermission of osteoporosis therapy' published in the journal Osteoporosis International.

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Many Middle-Aged Men May Have Signs of Thinning Bones
Source:
Health Day

Brittle bones are often seen as a woman's health issue, but low bone mass may be more common among middle-aged men than generally thought, a small study suggests.

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Stretches for tight hips: Tips and how to do them
Source:
Medical News Today

Targeted exercises and stretches can alleviate tight hips, a problem that occurs when tension builds up in the hip flexors and other muscles around the hips.

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What causes lower back and hip pain?
Source:
Medical News Today

When pain in the lower back occurs alongside hip pain, there may be a common cause. Certain health conditions or injuries can affect the nerves in both of these areas.

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Best Exercises for Hip Bursitis
Source:
US News

Within the hip are a variety of muscles, tendons and bones that all work together to keep us moving forward and backward, up and down and side to side. But occasionally, all that intricate machinery can get a little messed up - whether through overuse, age or injury - and bursitis, a common and painful condition, may develop.

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Pooch Peril: More Elderly Are Fracturing Bones While Dog Walking
Source:
Health Day

Walking the dog can be great exercise for seniors, but there could be one downside: bone fractures

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What to know about MCL tears
Source:
Medical News Today

A tear to the medial collateral ligament in the knee can cause pain, swelling, and a lack of stability in the knee. Treatment is usually with ice, a knee brace, and physical therapy. Surgery may be necessary in rare cases.

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What you need to know about irritable hip
Source:
Medical News Today

Irritable hip results from hip joint inflammation. It is a common cause of hip pain and limping in children aged 10 years or younger.

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What makes joints pop and crack and is it a sign of disease?
Source:
Medical Xpress

Joints emit a variety of noises, including popping, snapping, catching, clicking, grinding, grating and clunking. The technical term for these noises is "crepitus", from the Latin "to rattle".

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Hip Labrum Surgery: Is It The Right Treatment?
Source:
Verywell Health

The hip labrum is a ring of cartilage that surrounds the socket of the ball-and-socket hip joint. Often likened to a meniscus tear of the knee joint, a hip labrum tear may be a source of pain and discomfort in the hip joint.

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Knee pain not associated with daily walking levels in people with knee osteoarthritis
Source:
News Medical

The results suggest that alleviating pain is not likely to increase physical activity levels in people with knee osteoarthritis. Although managing pain is an important goal, strategies to increase physical activity should focus on overcoming potentially more crucial barriers, such as lack of knowledge, motivation, and overall sedentary lifestyle.

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5 Lateral Pelvic Tilt Exercises
Source:
Healthline

The pelvis should be positioned so that it's parallel to your shoulders and the ground. A lateral pelvic tilt occurs when one hip is higher than the other. This can cause some muscles to tense while others get weak.

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Knee osteoarthritis: Know the warning signs
Source:
Medical News Today

OA is the most common type of arthritis. The symptoms include swelling, pain, and stiffness. When it affects the knee, it can be difficult for a person to exercise, to climb stairs, or even to walk.

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Fractures have long-term impacts on quality of life in older people
Source:
Medical Xpress

Single and multiple hip, vertebral, and rib fractures strongly affect the quality of life of older adults over a prolonged period of time, according to a new study published in the Journal of Bone and Mineral Research.

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Taking the Worry Out of Hip Surgery
Source:
Yale Medicine

In this slideshow, Yale Medicine orthopedic surgeons share surprising insights about hip surgeries.

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KU researcher studies how estrogen may protect menisci between thighbone and shinbone
Source:
News Medical

University of Kansas researcher Jenny Robinson is studying how estrogen may protect the menisci, the crescent-shaped pieces of fibrocartilage that absorb shock between the thighbone and shinbone.

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Women less likely to receive geriatric care for emergency hip surgery
Source:
Medical Xpress

More than 70% of patients receiving surgery for hip fracture are women, yet they are less likely than men to receive geriatric care during hospitalization, or an anesthesiology consultation before surgery, found a study published in CMAJ (Canadian Medical Association Journal)

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Understanding and Treating Knee Contusions
Source:
Healthline

A contusion is the medical term for bruise, where a damaged blood vessel or capillary leaks blood into the area surrounding an injury.

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Osteoporosis Basics
Source:
Health Day

Osteoporosis is a thinning and weakening of the bones that strikes many women after menopause, as well as some older men. The disease makes your bones much more likely to break or fracture if you fall down or suffer an injury which otherwise would have been minor.

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Knee Pain: How to Prevent It
Source:
HealthDay

More people in the United States visit an orthopedic surgeon because of knee problems than for any other complaint. Knee pain results in more than 12 million visits to a doctor's office a year, according to the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons.

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Researchers watch the knee degenerate and understand how osteoarthritis may begin
Source:
Medical Xpress

For hockey great Bobby Orr, a torn knee ligament ended his career at age 30. Orr had more than 17 knee operations, at one point having his meniscus removed-the cartilaginous tissue that helps stabilize and lubricate the knee joint. Now scientists can see in real time just how important the meniscus is.

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BMI may mediate inverse link between fiber intake, knee OA
Source:
Medical Xpress

Zhaoli Dai, Ph.D., from the Boston University School of Medicine, and colleagues used data from the Osteoarthritis Initiative (OAI) and the Framingham Offspring Osteoarthritis Study to assess how BMI and inflammation might impact the observed association between greater fiber intake and the lower risk for symptomatic knee osteoarthritis.

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Many diseases increase the risks of hip fracture surgery
Source:
Science Daily

Parkinson's disease, osteoarthritis, rheumatic diseases, alcoholism and mental health disorders increase the risk of surgical complications after a hip fracture surgery, a new study analyzing nationwide registers finds.

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Study: Eating Mediterranean-type diet could reduce bone loss in osteoporosis patients
Source:
News Medical Life Sciences

Eating a Mediterranean-type diet could reduce bone loss in people with osteoporosis - according to new research from the University of East Anglia.

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4 things to know about recovering from knee replacement surgery
Source:
Dominion Post

If you are considering a total knee replacement, join the crowd. Joint replacement surgeries are among the most common elective surgeries. About 680,000 total knee replacements were done in 2014, and the number is expected to almost double by 2030, according to a recent study presented to the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons.

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Reproductive, hormonal factors tied to knee OA in women
Source:
Medical Xpress

Female reproductive and hormonal factors are associated with incidence of knee osteoarthritis (OA), according to a study published in the July issue of Arthritis & Rheumatology.

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When hip and knee both need to be replaced, hip surgery usually done first
Source:
Chicago Tribune

I need a total hip replacement and a total knee replacement -- both on my left side. Does it matter which procedure is done first? How soon after one procedure can I have the other procedure done

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Results for female ACL graft repair methods differ among younger athletes, say researchers
Source:
Medical Xpress

Female athletes are two to eight more times likely to injure their ACL than males, however utilizing one graft repair treatment method in females may be more beneficial than another, according to researchers presenting their work today at the American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine's (AOSSM) Annual Meeting in San Diego.

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New Hip-Replacement Study Anticipates Growth
Source:
Drugwatch

Hip replacements are among the most common elective surgeries performed in the United States. And its popularity is increasing, according to a new study.

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Managing Pain With Fewer Opioids After Joint Replacement
Source:
HealthDay

Using two or more pain control methods after hip and knee replacement surgery rather than opioid painkillers alone reduces risks to patients, a new study finds.

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Weight loss after stomach-narrowing surgery eases chronic knee pain
Source:
Science Daily

A new report finds that extremely obese people who have a band surgically strapped around their stomachs to restrict food intake not only lose weight but also suffer less from arthritic knee pain.

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Rate of hip replacement revision surgery declines in all age groups except middle age
Source:
Medical Xpress

As more patients undergo total hip arthroplasty (THA) before age 65, the rate of repeat hip surgery due to complications has risen sharply in this younger age group, reports a study in the March 21, 2018, issue of The Journal of Bone & Joint Surgery.

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Imaging identifies cartilage regeneration in long-distance runners
Source:
RSNA News

Using a mobile MRI truck, researchers followed runners for 4,500 kilometers through Europe to study the physical limits and adaptation of athletes over a 64-day period, according to a study presented today at the annual meeting of the Radiological Society of North America (RSNA).

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Take intraoperative steps to reduce joint infection risk
Source:
Healio

With an increasing number of total knee arthroplasty and total hip arthroplasty procedures being performed in the United States, the rate of failure has also increased. In its annual report, the American Joint Replacement Registry listed infection as a leading cause of TKA and THA revisions from 2012 to 2016

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What is a hyperextended knee?
Source:
Medical news today

Knee pain and injuries are widespread, particularly in very active people and athletes. A hyperextended knee is a type of injury to the knee caused by the knee bending too far backward. This painful injury is often easy for a doctor to spot and treat.

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Doctors use new procedure in patients with damaged hips to avoid replacement surgery
Source:
RSNA News

Doctors at The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center are using a procedure called Subchondroplasty to give patients with damaged hips more treatment options and ultimately avoid replacement surgery.

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New guidelines for anti-rheumatic drug management in patients having joint replacement surgery
Source:
News-medical.net

In the first such collaboration of its kind, an expert panel of rheumatologists and orthopedic surgeons has developed guidelines for the perioperative management of anti-rheumatic medication in patients undergoing total hip or knee replacement.

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Soccer, wrestling among sports tied to risk of knee arthritis
Source:
WHTC

Participation in some sports, including soccer, wrestling and elite-level long-distance running, may increase your risk of getting arthritis of the knees, researchers say.

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Effective protection against hip fracture during cortisone treatment
Source:
Science daily

There is effective protection against hip fracture for the many elderly people whose skeleton is declining in strength, as a side effect of cortisone treatment. If patients receive the osteoporosis medication alendronate, it reduces the risk of hip fracture by 65 percent, as a study reveals.

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Childhood obesity a major link to hip diseases
Source:
Science daily

New research from the University, published in the Archives of Disease in Childhood journal, shows a strong link between childhood obesity and hip diseases in childhood.

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Hip Arthroplasty Risk in Men Higher With Increased Dairy Product Consumption
Source:
Rheumatology Advisor

Consuming more dairy products may raise the risk for total hip arthroplasty for osteoarthritis (OA) in men, according to a study published in the Journal of Rheumatology.

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3D printing to help train surgeons, shorten surgery times
Source:
3D Printing Progress

In a recent study, researchers showed that allowing surgeons to prep on a 3D-printed model of the patient's hip joint cut by about 25 percent the amount of time needed for surgery when compared to a control group.

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Fluid in the knee holds clues for why osteoarthritis is more common in females
Source:
Science daily

Researchers have more evidence that males and females are different, this time in the fluid that helps protect the cartilage in their knee joints.

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Quadriceps exercise relieves pain in knee osteoarthritis
Source:
Medical Xpress

A quadriceps isometric contraction exercise method is effective for relieving pain in knee osteoarthritis (OA), according to a study published online May 25 in the International Journal of Rheumatic Diseases.

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Childhood obesity a major link to hip diseases
Source:
Science daily

New research from the University, published in the Archives of Disease in Childhood journal, shows a strong link between childhood obesity and hip diseases in childhood.

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Vitamin B6 linked to increased risk of hip fracture
Source:
Medical Xpress

Vitamin B6, but not vitamin B12, is associated with increased risk of hip fracture during extended follow-up, according to a study published online June 2 in the Journal of Bone and Mineral Research.

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Recreational running benefits hip and knee joint health
Source:
Medical Xpress

Recreational runners are less likely to experience knee and hip osteoarthritis compared to sedentary individuals and competitive runners, according to a new study published in the June issue of the Journal of Orthopaedic & Sports Physical Therapy (JOSPT).

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Understanding hip instability helps orthopedists perform revision THA
Source:
Healio

When it comes to recurrent dislocation of the hip after total hip arthroplasty, surgeons will find it helpful to identify the primary cause of the patient’s instability and correct the problem at the time of revision surgery.

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Morbidly obese, nonobese patients experienced similar outcomes after revision THA
Source:
Healio

No differences found in incidence of complications or survivorship free of reoperation or rerevision.

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Study finds predictors for ACL injury are dissimilar between male and female athletes
Source:
Healio

Except for increased anterior-posterior knee laxity, results from this study indicated female athletes and male athletes were not similar with regard to predictors for first-time noncontact ACL injury.

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Primary hip arthroscopy yields improved patient-reported outcome scores
Source:
Healio

Patients who underwent primary hip arthroscopy experienced greater improvement in patient-reported outcome scores at 2-year follow-up compared with patients who underwent revision arthroscopy, according to recently presented data.

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Effect of General Anesthesia on Preoperative Hip Range of Motion in Patients Undergoing Hip Arthroscopy
Source:
Healio

Hip ROM does not change to a clinically significant extent with induction of general anesthesia. Small increases in external rotation in patients with FAI or acetabular dysplasia are within the standard error for ROM measurements.

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Early life intervention may prevent knee OA later in life
Source:
Healio

A recent narrative review of the association between childhood or early adulthood risk factors and the development of knee osteoarthritis showed osteoarthritis may be prevented later in life with early life intervention.

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Researchers find pivot apprehension test effective in cases with ACL deficiency
Source:
Healio

Researchers from the United Kingdom have validated and confirmed the reproducibility of the pivot apprehension test, a knee test like the pivot shift test used to assess an unstable knee and the status of a patient’s ACL.

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Study to evaluate outcomes of different hip replacement techniques using mobile gait analysis system
Source:
News Medical Net

Researchers at Hospital for Special Surgery (HSS) have launched a pilot study using a portable gait analysis mat to determine early outcomes of several different hip

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Knee Injections vs. Knee Replacement: What are My Options?
Source:
Medical News Today

According to the Arthritis Foundation, over 50 million Americans have arthritis. The most common form of arthritis is osteoarthritis, which is a degenerative joint disease. Though it can occur in younger people, it often affects people 50 years of age and older.

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What are the Risks of Knee Replacement Surgery?
Source:
Medical News Today

Knee replacement surgery is a procedure carried out to treat a knee joint that has been worn down by osteoarthritis, a disease resulting from a breakdown of joint cartilage and the underlying bone.

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Hip Replacement Surgery & In One Day
Source:
Healthline

New approach to common hip surgery allows patients to come in at 9 a.m. and leave the hospital at 5 p.m.

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Multiple risk factors, BMD associated with hip fracture in older men
Source:
Healio

Older men with an increasing number of specific risk factors combined with decreased bone mineral density at the femoral neck are at elevated risk for hip fracture, according to study findings.

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Parental hip fracture predicts fracture risk in adult offspring
Source:
Healio

Adults are at higher risk for major osteoporotic fracture if one of their parents experienced a hip fracture, particularly if that fracture occurred at a younger age, according to recent study findings.

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