Osteoarthritis of Hip

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Osteoarthritis of Hip

Introduction

Joint Pain caused due to cartilage degeneration leads to osteoarthritis. It is the most common pain and stiffness that occurs in people after 50’s. It is caused due to wear and tear in the underlying bone that results in pain in hip, knee and thumb joints. The first signs are achy joints after physical activity.

Causes
  • Natural aging of Joint
  • Formation of tiny crevasses due to lack of protein in bones.
  • Repetitive use or worn out joints
  • Repeated Trauma or surgery
  • Increased levels of uric acid or calcium pyrophosphate
Symptoms
  • Increased pain or swelling due to excess amount of synovial fluid.
  • Loss of movement due to extreme stiffness or pain
  • Buckling or locking in knees
  • Muscle weakness or deformation of joint

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