WHAT IS A HIP PROBLEM?

The hip joint is a “ball and socket” joint made up of the thigh bone referred to as fumer which forms the ball and acetabulum, a portion of the pelvis forming the socket like structure.  The hip is encompassed by solid ligaments, tendons, and muscles that add to the stability of this joint. Hip arthritis is a disorder wherein the cartilage on the end of the bones irreversibly erode and affects the hip joint. Conditions in the hip joint frequently cause pain in the groin or front of the thigh. It is the most common cause of hip pain in the United States affecting millions of people. It is considered as a progressive disorder that starts gradually and gets worse over time.

There are various types of hip arthritis, like Osteoarthritis, Rheumatoid arthritis, Ankylosing spondylitis, Systemic lupus erythematosus, Psoriatic arthritis. Amongst them, Osteoarthritis is the most common arthritis that occurs with age.

WHAT ARE THE PROMINENT CAUSES OF HIP PROBLEMS

There are a lot of factors that can cause arthritis and hip problems but one very common cause is age. Usually, arthritis happens to people of old age. But there are other causes also which one should take into consideration:

  • Older age
  • Sex, woman are more prone to arthritis
  • Obesity
  • Joint injuries
  • Repeated stress on the joint
  • Genetics
  • Bone deformities
  • Certain metabolic diseases.

People with diabetes or any other disease in which the body produces too much iron also get arthritis. Arthritis makes daily work difficult and can even lead a person to disability. A person can also experience depression and sleep disturbance due to chronic pain caused by arthritis.

WHEN TO CONSULT A DOCTOR

Symptoms associated with hip pain depend on the cause and the type of arthritis. The intensity of the pain also differs from mild to severe. Symptoms are:

  • A sound or feeling (“crunching”) of bone rubbing against bone
  • Failure to move the hip to perform routine activities
  • Trouble getting into the car and out of the car
  • Tenderness of the hip
  • Loss of flexibility of the hip
  • Groin pain
  • Limping
  • Stiffness
  • Grating sensation
  • Bone spurs
  • Swelling
  • Difficulty in sleeping on the hip

If you experience any of the symptoms, you should consult a doctor as the condition becomes worse if not treated at an early stage.

TREATMENT FOR HIP PROBLEM

The traditional methods like hip surgery used to be the only treatment methods to cure hip arthritis. These treatment methods can increase the pain caused by hip arthritis. On the other hand, regen-based therapies reduce pain and have proven to be more effective than traditional methods. The body’s cells have the potential to regenerate the damaged tissues without any surgical process. These PRP-based therapies are one of the safest treatments. It reduces pain and stiffness without further making the disease progress.

WHY CHOOSE US

These cell-based therapies help people to get back to their normal lives. Our doctors use the body’s PRP and inject it into a damaged part. This lets the body heal naturally, thus eliminating the probability of any post-treatment side effects

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