Learn about hip arthritis

How to learn more

Having a healthy hip joint makes walking, bending, sitting, or standing -- just about anything that requires moving around easier.

Unfortunately, with a painful, stiff joint, many of these activities become much harder or less fun.

A good first step is to learn more about your hip arthritis and what you can do to manage it.

To learn more on your own, you can:

  • Select the "Hip Arthritis " menu option above for more information on this subject
  • Take the Hip Replacement Surgery Decision Aid

If you have questions, please select the "Contact Us" menu option above.

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Review Date: 12/31/2018

Reviewed By: C. Benjamin Ma, MD, Professor, Chief, Sports Medicine and Shoulder Service, UCSF Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, San Francisco, CA. Also reviewed by David Zieve, MD, MHA, Medical Director, Brenda Conaway, Editorial Director, and the A.D.A.M. Editorial team.

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