What is Hip Osteoarthritis?
Hip osteoarthritis is a degenerative disease where the cartilage in the hip joint “wears away” causing pain and stiffness.
Pain usually presents in the groin area, outer thigh, knee, or buttocks
- Painful gait
- Decreased range of motion
- Grinding noise when in motion
- Tends to be more painful on rainy days
- A family history of osteoarthritis
- A previous hip injury
- Deformity of the hip
- Lifestyle modifications
- Weight loss
- Physical Therapy
- Total Hip Replacement