This is a break of the upper part of your femur. The femur is the long bone in your upper leg. At the top of the femur is the "head." This is the ball that fits into your hip socket. A hip fracture may happen at the "neck" of the femur (the thin portion of bone under the head). Fractures may also happen below the neck.
Alert: RESTRICTIONS, EFFECTIVE MARCH 16TH. Due to an increase in flu and respiratory illnesses, we have implemented visitor restrictions: Clinic Restrictions Please come to your visit alone if possible; no more than 2 persons can attend the clinic visit. If you are scheduled for an appointment and are experiencing any of the following symptoms or scenarios, please reschedule your appointment: - Fever - Cough - Shortness of Breath - Chills - Muscle Aches - Exposure to someone experiencing these symptoms - Recently traveled by bus, train, airplane, or cruise To reschedule your appointment, please call (605) 341-1414. We appreciate your compliance in order to protect the health and safety of our patients and staff.x