The Baltimore Hip Studies
Denise Orwig, PhD
Director, Baltimore Hip Studies
Professor, Department of
Epidemiology and Public Health
Jason Falvey, PT, DPT, PhD
Co-Director, Baltimore Hip Studies
Assistant Professor, Physical
Therapy and Rehabilitation Sciences
Are a major threat to survival and a leading cause of disability worldwide in men and women over 65.
Aging of the population worldwide means the number of hip fractures is expected to double by 2050.
Increased incidence rates among men.
1/3 of men with a hip fracture will not survive 1 year after their fracture.