Hip Arthritis: Introduction
Hip Arthritis: Inflammation of the hip joint. The inflammation can be the result of such things as degenerative joint disease, gout, infection, trauma and autoimmune conditions.
More detailed information about the symptoms,
causes, and treatments of Hip Arthritis is available below.
Symptoms of Hip Arthritis
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symptoms of Hip Arthritis
Treatments for Hip Arthritis
- Varies depending on the cause
- Treatment for hip arthritis depends on the specific type of arthritis, the severity of the symptoms, and the patients' age, general health and other medical conditions. Treatment is aimed at symptom control and modification of disease progression. Treatments include:
- Explanation - Education plays an important role in arthritis management
- Rest - during bouts of active inflammation
- Exercise - graduated exercise program recommended to maintain good joint function, especially in osteoarthritis
- more treatments...»
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Home Diagnostic Testing
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Causes of Hip Arthritis
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Hip Arthritis: Undiagnosed Conditions
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Misdiagnosis and Hip Arthritis
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Hip Arthritis: Research Doctors & Specialists
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- Bone, Joint and Orthopedic Specialists:
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- Arthritis & Joint Health Specialists (Rheumatology):
- Senior Health Specialists (Geriatrics):
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Hospitals & Clinics: Hip Arthritis
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Hip Arthritis: Rare Types
Rare types of diseases and disorders in related medical categories:
Evidence Based Medicine Research for Hip Arthritis
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Hip Arthritis: Animations
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Research about Hip Arthritis
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Hip Arthritis: Broader Related Topics
Types of Hip Arthritis
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