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Hip diseases

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Osteoarthritis, explained | NPS MedicineWise

Knee pain, hip pain, aching joints: these common complaints can be caused by osteoarthritis. Find out how it can be managed.

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Osteoarthritis information | myVMC

Osteoarthritis is a degenerative disease of the joints, commonly the hip, knee and spinal joints. It causes cartilage loss and abnormal bone tissue.

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Osteoarthritis (joint pain) information video | myVMC

Osteoarthritis is a common cause of knee pain and joint pain, and the leading cause of joint replacement therapy (e.g. knee or hip replacement).

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Hip pain information | myVMC

Hip pain is common in children and people over 45 years. Pain originating from the hips often affects the groin, thigh and knee, sometimes causing a limp.

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Hips | Arthritis Australia

How does arthritis affect the hips? The hip is commonly affected by arthritis, particularly osteoarthritis (OA). You may notice pain in your hip, groin, buttock and/or thigh areas, felt as sharp pain or an ache. It is often most noticeably when you walk, climb stairs, stand up from a seated position, squat and/or first

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Osteoarthritis

Osteoarthritis (OA) is the most common form of arthritis or disease of the joints.

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Osteoarthritis - Better Health Channel

Many people will experience symptoms of osteoarthritis as they age.

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Osteoarthritis | Arthritis Australia

What is osteoarthritis? Osteoarthritis (OA) is a condition that affects the whole joint including bone, cartilage, ligaments and muscles. Although often described as 'wear and tear', OA is now thought to be the result of a joint working extra hard to repair itself. OA may include: inflammation of the tissue around a

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Acupuncture for osteoarthritis | Cochrane

This summary of a Cochrane review presents what we know from research about the effect of acupuncture on osteoarthritis.

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Osteoarthritis - Pain Conditions - painHEALTH

Learn about Osteoarthritis, what treatments are available and get helpful tips to form part your musculoskeletal pain co-management treatment plan

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