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Hip diseases

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Tips for osteoarthritis of the hip or knee

This sheet has been written for people with osteoarthritis of the hip and/or knee. There are many treatments that may be helpful if you have osteoarthritis (OA) of the hip and/or knee. Here are some things you could try

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Video: Osteoarthritis | myVMC

Osteoarthritis (OA) is the leading cause of pain and disability in the community, and the most common condition leading to joint replacement surgery of the hip and knee.

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Arthritis and surgery: hip replacement - myDr.com.au

For some people with arthritis, hip replacement surgery could mean the difference between leading a normal life or putting up with a debilitating condition.

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Osteoarthritis - Lab Tests Online AU

Osteoarthritis (OA) is a degenerative joint disease caused by wear and tear of the joint cartilage and the formation of new bone (bone spurs) at the edges of the joints. The cartilage of the affected joint wears down until there is none left and the opposing bones rub together. The joints most commonly affected are those of the hips, knees, fingers, big toe and spine. Risk factors for osteoarthritis include age, female sex, obesity and joint injury.

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Osteoarthritis

This sheet has been written for people affected by osteoarthritis. It provides general information to help you understand how osteoarthritis affects you and what you can do to manage it. It also tells you where to find further information and advice.

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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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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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Arthritis types - myDr.com.au

Find out about the different types of arthritis, including the most common types - osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis and gout.

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Glucosamine and chondroitin in arthritis treatment - myDr.com.au

Glucosamine and chondroitin have been widely promoted as dietary supplements for osteoarthritis.

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