A fracture of the pelvis or acetabulum is a serious injury, and usually is a result of a motor vehicle accident or high-impact fall. Elderly persons with osteoporosis may experience this condition as a result of a lower impact fall. Keep reading to learn more.

Causes & Triggers

  • High-force accident or fall
  • Osteoporosis
  • Trauma

Signs & Symptoms

  • Bleeding
  • Pain
  • Soft tissue injury

Tips & Treatments

  • This condition requires immediate stabilization and surgical treatment.
These lists are not inclusive of all conditions and procedures. In order to obtain a complete and accurate diagnosis, a physician should assess your individual situation. Following diagnosis, your physician will discuss appropriate treatment options with you – both surgical and non-surgical. Schedule an appointment with an Orthopedic ONE physician.