such as analgesics to relieve pain, NSAIDs to reduce pain and inflammation, corticosteroids to reduce inflammation and suppress immune reaction; and disease-modifying anti-rheumatic drugs (DMARDs), which is used to treat rheumatoid arthritis and prevent the immune system from attacking the joints.
It is common for arthritis to affect more than one joint in the body; it is also common for a person suffering from hip arthritis to develop the same condition in the knee, shoulder, hand, or other joint.
All types of arthritis will cause the hip to feel painful and stiff; other symptom of hip arthritis include:
A dull, aching pain in the groin, outer thigh, knee, or buttocks,
Pain that is worse in the morning or after sitting or resting for a while, but lessens with activity,
Increased pain and stiffness with vigorous activity,
Pain in the joint severe enough to cause a limp or make walking difficult.
While examining your hip for pain, your doctor will collect a medical history and conduct a physical examination that includes assessing the range of motion in you hips as well as testing for any pain or related discomfort.
In addition, your care provider might also order medical imaging tests to further evaluate the condition of the structures in the neck and shoulder area, these tests might include:
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