Hip Fracture

OrthoDx: Hip Pain After a Fall

A 69-year-old man presents to the emergency department (ED) with right hip pain after a fall on ice a few hours earlier. He notes that he was unable to get up and walk after the fall and was transported to the ED via ambulance. What is the best treatment option?

OrthoDx: Fall After Total Hip Arthroplasty

A 52-year-old man presents to the ED with severe right hip pain after falling while getting out of the pool 1 month after undergoing total hip arthroplasty. What is the best treatment for this patient?

Many patients who take NSAIDs for pain are not knowledgeable about them.

High Intake of Vitamin B Associated With Risk for Hip Fracture in Postmenopausal Women

Vitamin supplementation is popular among US adults; however, both insufficient and excess intakes of a nutrient may be harmful and lead to unexpected adverse effects. Results from a study of female registered nurses demonstrated that excessive intake of vitamins B6 and B12 was associated with an increased risk for hip fracture, according to JAMA Network…

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