ProtectaHip® Fall Protection Hip Protectors

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

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Plum® Fall Protection® Hip Protectors prevents osteoporosis hip fractures

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.

ASA Award

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.

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.

Plum Love – Testimonials

“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

“My daughter wouldn’t wear anything on her head. But Mallorie loves her ProtectaCap®!  She even sleeps in it.

“My son’s ProtectaCap® has lasted for 6 years. It’s worked beautifully to stop all the sensory trauma and head banging. A great success. He would have had bloodied ears without it. It’s been awesome, an answer to our prayers.” – L. Jones, FL

“I’ve been wearing ProtectaHip® for 8 years. The 2 sets of garments and pads have held up great and I wash them

“ProtectaCap® helmets are working out great. And they’re so much more comfortable than the other helmets.” – M. Kannegaard, RN

“I was about to get out of the wheelchair when I had a seizure with no warning. I am told that if I had not had ProtectaCap+ Plus® on it would have been

“We recommend ProtectaCaps® for little kids who have severe balance disorders and fall a lot and hit their head. The parents like them much better than the big bulkier helmets, and the doctors like their looks.” – N. Carney, OT Shiner’s Hospital

Plum's® ProtectaHip® Hip Protector Undergarments

General Use™

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With Lace™

Plum's® ProtectaHip® Hip Protector Incontinence-Friendly Undergarments

Front Snap™

ProtectaHip® Active Lounge Shorts® Hip Protectors

 Women’s Active Lounge Shorts™

ProtectaHip® Active Lounge Shorts® Hip Protectors

 Men’s Active Lounge Shorts™

Plum's® ProtectaHip® Active Lounge Pants Hip Protectors

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ProtectaHip® Love

“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.

Put the odds in your favor with ProtectaHip® to help keep you safe, active and independent.