COVID-19 lockdown induced fractures


  • Ravitheja Jampani Department of Orthopaedic, Pace Hospitals, Hyderabad, Telangana
  • Satya Prasad Chava Department of Orthopaedics, KIMS Savera Hospitals, Anantapur, Andhra Pradesh
  • Sravan Chandra Dutta Department of Orthopaedic, Pace Hospitals, Hyderabad, Telangana



Lockdown problems, Lockdown and fractures, Health issues in rural India during lockdown


Tough times and tough measures taken by central government of India. India is under national lockdown due to COVID-19 pandemic.It was difficult for common man in many ways to deal with lockdown. The basics of life food, fuel, transport was handicapped during lockdown phase. People in major cities and towns have sources of food availability in terms of continuous grocery supply from supermarket chains, food delivery chains. It was rural population of India that was more effected due to lockdown rather than urban population.The rural population of India sustained on food that was available in around houses and in the fields. Most of them went to fields and bought vegetables for their lunch and dinner. During this process people climbed trees and fell down causing major limb injuries. We present few scenarios of injury that occurred during lockdown of COVID-19 pandemic causing major limb fractures. Tough times and tough measures to control pandemic COVID-19 caused new problems for people in search of food and daily needs. These are some of those injuries which were able to document in these tough times.

Author Biographies

Ravitheja Jampani, Department of Orthopaedic, Pace Hospitals, Hyderabad, Telangana

Consulant Orthopaedic and joint replacement surgeon

Paediatric Orthopaedic surgeon

Pace hospitals, madhapur


Satya Prasad Chava, Department of Orthopaedics, KIMS Savera Hospitals, Anantapur, Andhra Pradesh


Department of Orthopaedics

KIMS Savera hospitals


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