Degenerative Joint Disease of the Hip (Osteoarthritis of the Hip)
Top Washington D.C., Maryland, and Northern Virginia Orthopedic Surgeons Specializing in Degenerative Joint Disease of the Hip (Osteoarthritis of the Hip)
This condition is a wearing away of cartilage in the hip joint caused by arthritis, which can develop because of trauma, infection, age or autoimmune disorders.
What is degenerative joint disease?
This detailed video describes degenerative joint disease (osteoarthritis) of the hip, including its causes, symptoms, and treatment. Treatment options include medications, physical therapy and an aid like a cane, walker or other device to help you get around. You may need to limit activities that cause pain. Your healthcare provider can create a plan that's right for you.