Steroid injections may provide longer lasting benefits for hip pain than current best care
Steroid injections appear to lead to significantly greater pain relief and movement for up to four months than current best care in adults with hip osteoarthritis, finds a trial published by The BMJ today.
What is femoral neck osteoporosis?
Femoral neck osteoporosis occurs where the top of the thigh bone becomes weak and brittle from a loss of bone density. Like osteoporosis in other parts of the body, people with femoral neck osteoporosis tend not to have symptoms until they experience a break or fracture.
What exercises should people with hip arthritis avoid?
People with hip arthritis can use exercise as a way to improve their mobility and reduce pain and stiffness. However, certain types of exercises may worsen the pain.
What You Can Do About Stiff Achy Knees (at Any Age)
The most common cause of knee pain can hit you in your 30s as easily as it can in your 60s and 70s. Osteoarthritis, or “wear-and-tear arthritis,” is the most common cause of knee pain – and the most common form of arthritis.
What are the best exercises for hip arthritis?
Arthritis is a common cause of hip stiffness and pain that gradually affects mobility and quality of life. Doing gentle hip exercises may help restore hip mobility, ease pain, and strengthen the hip.