Falls are the most fatal accident to strike adults over 55. They are also the most common cause of accidents that result in broken bones and trips to the emergency room. Here are the six most common fractures that can occur due to slip and fall accidents.
It is instinctive to try to catch yourself with your hands or throw up your arms to protect your face. In many cases, it results in sprained wrists and muscle strains. In more severe cases, it causes shoulder dislocations. In the worst cases, it results in one or more broken bones. This will either be a broken wrist bone or broken arm.
Broken Shoulder Bones
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