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Hip Arthritis - What You Should Know

By January 19, 2013

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The hip is a ball-and-socket joint. As one of the largest weight-bearing joints in our body, the hip allows us to walk, run, sit, and perform usual activities of daily living. Hip pain, when it occurs, can greatly interfere with normal function.

Hip pain can be caused by injury, as well as several diseases and conditions. It's important to be properly diagnosed and treated. Hip arthritis, if untreated, can be disabling. Learn more in Hip Arthritis - An Overview.

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