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Hip Injuries Sustained from a Slip and Fall

The hips are one of the most commonly damaged parts of the body during a slip and fall accident. Your hips are among the widest part of your frame and often take the most impact as you land. The following are some common hip injuries.

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If you believe you have seriously injured your hip in a slip and fall accident and have not yet sought treatment from a doctor, the American Academy of Family Physicians has a diagnostic flow chart that examines your symptoms and makes a suggestion of action based upon your condition: http://familydoctor.org/familydoctor/en/health-tools/search-by-symptom/hip-problems.html

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