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Osteoarthritis is a common form of arthritis that affects the hip joint. It is caused by the degeneration of the cartilage that cushions the joint, resulting in pain, stiffness, and limited mobility.

Ways to Prevent it
  • Maintain a healthy weight to reduce stress on the hip joint
  • Engage in low-impact exercise such as swimming, walking or cycling to keep the joint mobile
  • Avoid repetitive activities that put pressure on the joint
  • Eat a balanced diet to support joint health
What causes Osteoarthritis?
  • Wear and tear of the cartilage due to aging
  • Obesity or excess weight
  • Previous injury or trauma to the hip joint
  • Genetic predisposition
Osteoarthritis Symptoms
  • Pain or stiffness in the hip joint that worsens with activity
  • Reduced range of motion in the hip joint
  • Cracking or popping sounds during movement
  • Swelling or tenderness around the joint
When to See the Doctor
  • Persistent hip pain or stiffness that interferes with daily activities
  • Difficulty bearing weight on the affected hip
  • Noticeable changes in the shape or alignment of the hip joint
  • Signs of infection such as fever, redness or warmth around the joint
Treatment for Osteoarthritis
  • Pain relievers and anti-inflammatory medications to manage pain and swelling
  • Physical therapy to improve joint flexibility and strengthen the surrounding muscles
  • Corticosteroid injections to reduce inflammation and pain
  • Use of assistive devices such as canes or walkers to reduce pressure on the joint
Surgery for Osteoarthritis

Hip arthroscopy can be performed to remove damaged tissue or bone spurs. Total hip replacement or partial hip replacement is also a recommended urgery option to replace the damaged joint with an artificial one

How Dr. Kunal Patel can help

Dr. Kunal Patel is an experienced orthopedic surgeon who specializes in hip replacement and resurfacing surgeries. He offers advanced treatment options to relieve pain and restore mobility in patients with hip osteoarthritis. With his expertise and state-of-the-art technology, he provides personalized care and attention to ensure the best possible outcomes for his patients. If you're struggling with hip osteoarthritis, Dr. Patel can help you find relief and get back to living a more active and fulfilling life.