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Hip diseases

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Hips Arthritis Australia

The hip is commonly affected by arthritis, particularly osteoarthritis (OA)

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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, 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 (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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Osteoarthritis

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

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Perthes' disease - Better Health Channel

Most children with Perthes' disease eventually recover, but it can take anywhere from two to five years.

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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

Osteoarthritis (OA) is a condition that affects the whole joint including bone, cartilage, ligaments and muscles

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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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