What are the indications for return to play following treatment of a hip fracture?

Updated: Jan 08, 2019
  • Author: Naveenpal S Bhatti, MD; Chief Editor: Sherwin SW Ho, MD  more...
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Answer

As may be expected, each athlete with a hip fracture is treated on an individual basis. To return to play, the athlete should be off all pain medications, be relatively pain free, and have no return of symptoms during sports-specific activities.


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