Hip Pain Syndrome

ARTHRITIS PAIN OF THE HIP

Osteoarthritis is the most common type of hip arthritis. Also called wear-and-tear arthritis or degenerative joint disease, osteoarthritis is characterized by progressive wearing away of the cartilage of the joint.

Signs and Symptoms:

  • Pain
  • Grating or Popping Sensation
  • Crepitus (Crackling)

Testing:

  • Plain X-Rays
  • Lab Work
  • MRI

Diagnosis:

A targeted history and physical examination combined with appropriate testing should help the clinician identify and properly treat this condition.

Treatments:

  • Drug Therapy
  • Heat and Cold Therapy
  • Hip Joint Injection/Arthogram
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