For people who develop the condition, the causes are not always known. However, several factors can contribute;
Symptoms often include:
Osteoarthritis of the hip is diagnosed by your GP or Physiotherapist by taking a history from you about your symptoms and carrying out the necessary examination. X-rays are not always required to make a diagnosis of osteoarthritis but can sometimes be helpful.
Things that help include:
Aerobic exercise to increase your pulse rate, such as swimming, a brisk walk or using an exercise bike may help your condition.
Your Rehabilitation Therapist or Physiotherapist will be able to provide further advice.
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