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Hip injuries from falling down the stairs. Are the very bad if you're over 65 years?

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Dr. James Chen
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In brief: Depends

Depends on the severity of the fall and health of the patient.
Older patients more likely to suffer hip fractures. If the hip is not broken then usually there bruising or soft tissue injures about the hip and these injuries are not very bad compared to a fracture.

In brief: Depends

Depends on the severity of the fall and health of the patient.
Older patients more likely to suffer hip fractures. If the hip is not broken then usually there bruising or soft tissue injures about the hip and these injuries are not very bad compared to a fracture.
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