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¬†¬†¬† Proximal femoral fractures in the elderly individuals have a tremendous impact on both the¬† health¬† care¬† system and society. It occurs with both mild and moderate¬† trauma. During an impact, the large amount¬† of¬† energy that is released is absorbed by the skin, fat, and¬† muscles which surrounds the hip. There is an increased incidence of hip fractures with aging due to decrease in muscle mass around the hip and osteoporosis. This is becoming more common as the proportion of elderly people in the population has been steadily increasing. Nearly half of all hip fractures are of the inter-¬† trochanteric variant. For over about 3¬† decades,¬† fixation¬† with the DHS device had been the gold standard treatment for stable inter-trochanteric fractures, there are many complications reported for¬† unstable¬† inter-trochanteric fractures (3 to 26%). In order to avoid imposing multiple surgeries in these elderly patients, treatment should aim at improving their function, quality of life and reduce fracturerates which shall¬† entail further surgery.