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  1. Arti says:

    Call your provider right away or go to the emergency room if you have signs of a hip fracture. Muscles, seemons, ligaments and soft tissues support the joint. Many older people don’t regain full mobility or independence after a hip fracture. A fractured hip is an emergency. Other people may need full-time care. A hip fracture can be life-changing. a few people need a cane or walker to get around. The ball-and-socket hip joint includes the upper part of the thighbone (femur) and the curved hip socket (acetabulum) of the hipbone (pelvis). The round top of the femur (the “ball,” or femoral head) fits into the hip socket to form the joint.

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