There are two common types of hip fractures. The femoral neck hip fracture occurs just below the thighbone's head; in the neck of the thighbone. The other type, intertrochanteric hip fractures, occur in the area just below the neck, where the thighbone broadens. There will be two large bumps in this area, which prove a sturdy place for the muscles of the legs and buttocks to be attached to. You .