April 10, 2008

Osteoarthritis of The Hip

Posted in Category : Bone, Joint & Muscles Disorders

Osteoarthritis of the hip is the most common form of arthritis. The common symptoms of the hip osteoarthritis are hip pain or swelling and reduced motion of your hip joints. Additionally, it may occur in any joints of your body and it may affect your hands, knees, hips and spine. Therefore, it becomes essential for people to take Osteoarthritis prevention and medication treatments.

Osteoarthritis affects cartilage in your bone joints; the cartilage is the slippery tissue that covers the ends of bones in a joint.  If the cartilage is healthy then it will absorb the shock movement of hips and when it is not healthy then it will cause your bones to rub together. Therefore, due to rubbing it can damage your joint permanently. This is one of the common causes behind osteoarthritis of the hip

If you are suffering from Osteoarthritis of the hip then there are some symptoms, which help you to understand side effects of Osteoarthritis like you may feel discomfort and stiffness in your groin or buttock or thigh when you walk. Interesting thing about Osteoarthritis of the hip is pain increases when you are active and decreases when you rest.

People those are overweight commonly found victim of Osteoarthritis, this pattern is also found in construction workers and labors because they have to work with heavy weights.  Sometimes, due to old age people may suffer from Osteoarthritis of the hip.

Precautionary measurements are necessary to avoid side effects of Osteoarthritis in the hip. People those are suffering from Osteoarthritis in the hip may inject pain relief injections or they take pain relief drugs.  Sometimes, they prefer to take molecular weight heparin to reduce complications in Osteoarthritis in the hip.

Doctors may suggest people to go through surgical procedure for Osteoarthritis in the hip. It becomes also essential for those people who are suffering from complicated symptoms of Osteoarthritis.  Therefore, it helps them to reduce further bone complications like bone impairment or muscles impairments.

Doctors may suggest people to increase physical activity to reduce side effects of Osteoarthritis in the hip. This may involve regular hip exercises and it may involve yoga exercise.

Additionally, symptoms of osteoarthritis of the hip may vary from people to people and therefore, it becomes essential for people to detect early symptoms of Osteoarthritis so it helps them to get early relief from Osteoarthritis.