Arthritis of the Hip

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At TriHealth Orthopedic & Sports Institute, you can find long-lasting relief from arthritis of the hip. Our expert team offers nonsurgical and surgical options for arthritis of the hip. The team of physicians provide the latest advances in hip replacements, including outpatient hip replacement surgery and hip replacement without narcotics.

Thanks to our dedication to patient safety, our hip replacement complication rates and infection rates are ten times lower than the national average. Our expertise has earned us Advanced Certification in Total Hip and Knee Replacement from the Joint Commission, a rare designation that few hospitals in the nation achieve.

Arthritis of the hip

Arthritis is inflammation of the joints that can be painful and limit your ability to move. Total hip replacement can restore hip function and relieve pain whether you experience osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis or other types of arthritis pain.

Arthritis of the hip causes

Arthritis can have many different causes. These can include:

  • Immune cells attacking your joints (rheumatoid arthritis)
  • Side effects from lupus
  • Unknown causes (ankylosing spondylitis)
  • Wear and tear as you age (osteoarthritis)

Arthritis of the hip symptoms

No matter what the cause of your arthritis, you may experience symptoms in your hips such as:

  • Difficulty walking or standing
  • Hip pain
  • Hip stiffness
  • Limping
  • Pain in the groin or knee

Arthritis of the hip treatment

Different arthritis treatments may help relieve your pain and restore function, including:

  • Use of a cane or walker
  • Disease-modifying antirheumatic drugs (DMARDs)
  • Pain medicine
  • Physical therapy
  • Steroid injections
  • Total hip replacement

Arthritis of the hip risk factors

Certain factors can raise your risk for hip arthritis. These include:

  • Aging
  • Family history of arthritis
  • Having an autoimmune condition
  • Low physical activity
  • Obesity
  • Smoking

Arthritis of the hip prevention

Not all types of arthritis can be avoided, but you may be able to lower your risk by following these recommendations:

  • Avoid injuries
  • Maintain a healthy weight
  • Practice good posture
  • Quit smoking
  • Stay physically active

Make an appointment

Find relief from your hip arthritis. Make an appointment with a TriHealth orthopedic specialist by calling 513 246 7846.

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