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Fragility Fracture

Orthopaedics and Rehab

After the fall: RESTORE bone health and prevent future hip fractures in seniors

More than 95 percent of hip fractures in seniors are caused by falling. Megan Sorich, D.O., discusses how RESTORE, UT Southwestern's new hip fracture and fall prevention program, reduces time-to-surgery by 50 percent and gives seniors tools to avoid future fractures.

Orthopaedics and Rehab

Medical therapy for fragility fractures improves patient mobility, reduces recurrence

A national movement is underway to form comprehensive bone fragility programs such as ours at UT Southwestern. Expert providers can pinpoint and medically treat the underlying causes of fragility fractures, returning more patients to mobility and reducing recurrent fractures.