Hip Osteoarthritis Directory
Hip osteoarthritis is a degenerative disease affecting the hip joint. Symptoms include stiffness, pain, swelling, and sound or feeling of bone rubbing bone. When treating OA of the hip, the main goal is to reduce pain and improve mobility. Treatments may include exercise, surgery, medications, assistive devices, and more. Follow the links below to find WebMD's comprehensive coverage about how hip OA is caused, diagnosed, treated, and much more.
Hip Osteoarthritis (Degenerative Arthritis of the Hip)
WebMD explains osteoarthritis of the hip joint, from diagnosis to prevention and how to manage the pain.
Your Guide to Joint Replacement for Osteoarthritis
WebMD answers your questions about joint replacement surgery.
Arthritis and Hip Replacement Surgery
Arthritis often gets so bad that a hip becomes severely arthritic and needs to be replaced. Learn more from WebMD about hip replacement surgery, include risks and recovery.
The Basics of Osteoarthritis
Osteoarthritis is joint pain that comes with wear and tear. WebMD explains the causes, symptoms, diagnosis, and treatments for osteoarthritis.
How to Take Care of Your Joints
Find out how exercise and weight loss can help keep your osteoarthritis from getting worse.
Knee and Hip Exercises for Osteoarthritis
If you have hip or knee osteoarthritis, it’s important to get moving. Experts share the joint-friendly exercises that can boost your mobility and flexibility, and which workouts to avoid.
Should You Have Hip Replacement Surgery?
Hip replacement surgery isn't for everyone. Find out when it's a good idea, and when you're better off waiting.