In Canada each year, there are over 25,000 fall-related fractures at the hip with significant personal and societal consequences.

In Canada each year, there are over 25,000 fall-related fractures at the hip with significant personal and societal consequences.

Within 12 months of fracturing a hip, many people do not regain their previous levels of mobility. The decreased mobility leads to muscle weakness and an increased risk of falling; this combined with poor bone health can contribute to the risk of additional fractures.

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