We are known for our tremendous level of care in treating back, neck, and spinal injuries. At New York Spine Institute, our doctors take pride in handling and fixing your problems with a smile.*
The staff at NY Spine is lead by Alexandre B. de Moura, M.D., FAAOS. He is an internationally recognized expert in his field, and can be trusted to give you world class care.
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Hip arthritis is caused by inflammation to a joint, which in turn breaks down cartilage tissue. Cartilage tissue acts to reduce friction in joints, and the lack of it can cause pain during movement. Arthritis develops over time, and symptoms are known to increase in substantiality.
Often, diagnosis can be made through a range of physical tests. As well, imaging tests can help confirm a diagnosis.
Testing for hip arthritis includes:
There are many treatments to help deal with hip arthritis. Commonly, physical therapy is used as a countermeasure. There are also a range of surgeries available depending on the severity of the injury.
*The effectiveness of diagnosis and treatment will vary by patient and condition. New York Spine Institute does not guarantee certain results.