ProtectaHip® is The Original, Award-Winning Hip Protector
With the Best and Longest Record for Safety, Comfort and Durability
Hip fractures lead to the most severe health problems, poorest quality of life and cause the greatest number of deaths. – Journal of the American Geriatrics Society
Osteoporosis is a major health problem facing the older adults with hip fracture the most severe consequence. – Journal of the American Geriatrics Society
One in two women and one in four men over 50 will have an osteoporotic fracture in their lifetime. – National Institutes of Health
The Hidden Threat of Osteoporosis
Osteoporosis, meaning porous bone, is a bone disease that occurs when the body makes too little bone and/or loses too much bone, causing bones to weaken, which often leads to a fall and hip fracture.
Don’t Let a Broken Hip End Your Active Lifestyle™
Plum’s® ProtectaHip® is the original, award-winning hip protector with the best and longest track record safety, comfort and durability. Cutting-edge technology tucked inside exquisite garments provides a simple solution to the problem of falls, hip pain, hip fractures and the fear of falling.
Proven Superior Safety Effectiveness. ProtectaHip® hip protectors are engineered for optimal safety by ASTM standards and designed for proper placement and generous protection against 3 critical sites of hip fractures surrounding the Greater Trochanter.
Dependable. Unlike many hip protector brands that keep changing the pad structures due to injuries and product failures, ProtectaHip® hip protectors are made with the superior core materials Plum has engineered into its products with proven, unmatched falls safety success for over 25 years.
Easy Care Machine Wash & Dry. ProtectaHip® hip protectors are rugged and dependable. No plastic pouches that tear. No hard shells that shift. No clumsy external belts. No foams that rupture when wet. No pads that melt in the dryer. Just safety, comfort and durability you can count on.
ProtectaHip® Hip Protectors are available in several attractive styles to suit your individual needs and preferences.
Active Lounge Shorts™
Active Lounge Pants™
Plum’s® ProtectaHip® Undergarments are double-lined for optimal hygiene with 2 layers of the highest quality of cotton interlock or cotton interlock and attractive stretch lace. Incontinence-friendly ProtectaHip® Front SnapTM has convenient front snaps and gentle elastic at the leg to prevent leaking which can lead to falls. ProtectaHip® Pads will not absorb water or urine for anti-microbial safety.
Plum’s® ProtectaHip® Active Lounge PantsTM and ProtectaHip® Active Lounge ShortsTM are designed in comfortable fabric ideal for all climates. ProtectaHip® Pads, secured within hidden panels for proper placement over the greater trochanter are tucked behind stylish slash pockets. Elasticized waist and self-fabric drawstring allow for easy on and off.
Plum’s® ProtectaHip® Pads expand in size with the size of ProtectaHip® Garments for optimal coverage and protection with perfect , stay put placement over the greater trochanter to protect against the 3 sites of hip fractures: Intertrochanteric, Transcervical and Subtrochanteric.
“Thank you very much for the ProtectaHip®. My mom says it’s very easy to put on. It gives her added protection for her replaced hip, but more importantly for the other one.” – S. MacDougal
“ProtectaHip® has saved us a ton of money. The other company cost us a $50,000 loss due to a product and laundry failure. Plum® saved us a ton of money.” – VA Hospital
“Plum’s® ProtectaHip® is the simple solution to the serious problem of hip fractures.” – The American Society on Aging.