Listen, as Dr. Mullis explains how women can prevent pelvic fractures.
Well, the best prevention is not to get hurt. For pelvis fractures, usually it’s a high-energy injury such as a car accident, motorcycle accident, fall from a great height. So, the best prevention is to wear your seatbelt, to be driving the speed limit, to not be doing things that put you at risk for a high-energy injury.
About Dr. Mullis, M.D.:
Dr. Brian Mullis, M.D., is the Chief of Orthopaedic Trauma Service and Assistant Professor of Clinical Orthopaedics in the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery at Indiana University School of Medicine. He has a special clinical interest in orthopaedic trauma and post-traumatic complications with a focus on pelvis and acetabulum fractures, peri-articular fractures of both upper and lower extremity, bone healing, nonunions, malunions, deformity and post-traumatic infections.