There’s nothing like regular exercise and physical activity to strengthen your muscles and joints, keep your body limber, and prevent aches and pains. However, if you are suffering from hip arthritis, there are certain exercises that will only exacerbate your condition and should therefore be avoided. Osteoarthritis (OA) – often referred to as wear-and-tear arthritis […]
What Does Arthritis in the Hip Feel Like and What Could an Orthopedic Doctor Recommend to Help Me?
Almost 60 million Americans have arthritis, which is inflammation in one or more joints. It is not only painful but can also lead to limited movement in the affected joint. Some types of arthritis, such as rheumatoid arthritis, can spread to tissues and organs far beyond the joints. In the most common type of arthritis, […]
Important Considerations for People with Hip Arthritis
Are you bothered by hip pain that is slowing you down? Have you talked to your doctor about it yet? If you’ve been diagnosed with hip arthritis, you are not suffering alone. Osteoarthritis is one of the most common causes of disability in adults. This disability is the result of chronic pain and inflammation in […]
Which Stage of Hip Osteoarthritis Are You In?
Do you have arthritis? A lot of your friends and family members probably have arthritis too. As a matter of fact, osteoarthritis is diagnosed by physicians more often than any other joint disease or disorder. However, not everyone experiences osteoarthritis in the same way. You may only feel some pain when you get out of […]
Obesity and Hip Replacement – Why You Should Lose Weight Before Hip Surgery
You’ve discussed your options for treating your hip arthritis with your orthopedic surgeon and have decided to have hip replacement surgery. You have probably put a lot of thought into this decision, but it is the best choice to relieve your pain and get you back to an active life. You’ve received all of your […]
Symptoms of Hip Arthritis – What You Should Watch For
Have you noticed that getting up and going has been getting a little harder for you? Maybe your head says “walk,” but your hip says “not so fast.” Many people are willing to accept the little aches and pains that seem inevitable as we get older. But when those pains start interfering with our ability […]