Osteoarthritis is the most common problem in adult hips. It has many causes including physical injury, infection, development in childhood, and normal wear and tear.
You may find being too active makes the pain worse. This can be relieved with rest. As the arthritis progresses, you may feel pain at night and despite resting. The pain is often felt in the groin and can travel to the inside thigh, knee, buttock, and frequently affects both hips.
I will discuss with you the best way to manage the condition that’s most suitable for you. We will consider losing weight, rest and exercise; when to rest, how to deal with pain and physical therapy.
When the pain of severe arthritis is no longer responding to these treatments, surgery is an excellent option.