Pelvic Fractures

One of the leading causes of pelvic fractures in the elderly is falls, while more major fractures are caused by high impact forces, such as automobile accidents. Osteoporosis greatly increases a patient’s risk for pelvic fractures, as their bones are more porous. Many steps can be taken to prevent pelvic fracture, including regular exercise, vision checks, and home safety improvements. For more information, visit Clinical Geriatrics

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