How To Treat A Femur Fracture And Other Things You Need To Know

The femur is the longest  bone in the human body. It runs from the knee to the hip socket, ending at the top with the ball portion of your hip joint, and is sometimes called the thigh bone. A femur fracture is when a portion of the femur breaks. The location and pattern of a femur fracture dictate what it is called, but a fracture of the thigh bone is always a serious … [Read more...]

Geographic Variance in Fracture Risk

Variance in Fracture Risk: Where you live may affect your bone density and chances of osteoporosis Bordeaux, France, March 21, 2012 - The International Osteoporosis Foundation (IOF) Group on Epidemiology and Quality of Life, has published in the journal Osteoporosis International, an extensive study of region-specific hip fracture risk and 10-year likelihood of a … [Read more...]