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Hip Arthritis
Types, Causes, Symptoms, Risk factors, Complications, Prevention, Diagnosis and Treatment

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What is Hip Arthritis?

Hip arthritis or osteoarthritis is a disease of the joints that affects the hip joint cartilage.

What are the types of Hip Arthritis?

Five major types of arthritis can affect the hip joint. They are:

  • Osteoarthritis: A condition wherein the flexible tissue present at the end of bones wears down.
  • Rheumatoid arthritis: It is an autoimmune condition that affects the joints throughout the body.
  • Ankylosing spondylitis: It is a condition in which the small bones present in the spine fuse over time.
  • Systemic lupus erythematosus: It is an autoimmune condition in which the immune system attacks the body’s tissues. It is most common in women between the ages of 15-35.
  • Psoriatic arthritis: It is a condition that affects people suffering from psoriasis.

Hip Arthritis causes

What are the causes of Hip Arthritis?

Some of the major underlying causes of this condition are:

  • Obesity
  • Age
  • Joint injuries
  • Muscle weakness
  • Sports and other activities
  • Activities that continuously stress the joints
  • Poor biomechanics
  • Malformed joints
  • Genetic conditions

Doctors at Yashoda Hospitals are highly experienced and will help treat problems with the best results making it one of the top centers in India.

References: 
  • Hip arthritis. WebMD. Available at: https://www.webmd.com/osteoarthritis/hip-osteoarthritis-degenerative-arthritis-hip Accessed on June 16, 2020.
  • Hip Arthiris. Mayo Clinic. Available at: https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/osteoarthritis/symptoms-causes/syc-20351925 Accessed on June 16, 2020.
  • Hip arthritis. HSS. Available at: https://www.hss.edu/condition-list_hip-arthritis.asp Accessed on June 16, 2020.
  • Hip arthritis. Arthistis Org. Available at: https://www.arthritis.org/health-wellness/about-arthritis/where-it-hurts/when-hip-pain-may-mean-arthritis Accessed on June 16, 2020.
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