Osteoarthritis of the Hip – OrthoInfo – AAOS

 

Osteoarthritis of the Hip

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Like other joints that carry your weight, your hips may be at risk for "wear and tear" arthritis (osteoarthritis), the most common form of the disease. The smooth and glistening covering (articular cartilage) on the ends of your bones that helps your hip joint glide may wear thin.

Osteoarthritis of the Hip – OrthoInfo – AAOS

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