Woman hurt in an accident


Fracture Due To Trauma:
Trauma is the most common cause of fracture. A fall from height, motor car accident, or direct blow while playing sports can result in a fracture due to trauma to the bone.2

Overuse Injury

Overuse Injury

Fracture Due To Overuse:
Repetitive motions and overuse caused by simple daily activities, such as intense jogging or running, can lead to fractures due to indirect pressure created on bones. It is a form of stress fracture and mainly affects athletes.2

Elderly man having knee pain


Fracture Due To Osteoporosis:
Osteoporosis is a bone condition that can weaken the bones and lead to an increased risk of bone fractures.2

As you age, your bones begin to weaken, and the risk of developing fractures increases. Although both men and women are prone to fractures, women have a higher risk of developing fractures because of increased bone loss at menopause.3

In India, around 20 million individuals are hospitalized each year because of injuries.4 Hence, it’s crucial to understand the causes and risk factors of fractures.

Certain factors can increase your risk of fractures. These include3

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Man drinking alcohol

Excessive Alcohol Consumption

Multiple tablets, capsules & injections

High Doses of Steroids

Pain in the hand joints

Rheumatoid Arthritis

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Diabetes Mellitus

Woman suffering from stomachache

Chronic Disorders - Crohn’s Disease, Celiac Disease, Ulcerative Colitis