Common Hip Conditions & Treatment Options

Common Hip Conditions

Hip damage is most often caused by degradation of the cartilage that provides cushioning between the end of the thigh bone (head of the femur) and the hip socket (acetabulum). Common causes include:

  • Osteoarthritis
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Bone Irregularities
  • Osteonecrosis (Bone decay)
  • Trauma (Falls, sports injuries, accidents, etc.)
  • Hip Fractures (Broken hip bones)

Common Treatment Options

There are several surgical and non-surgical treatment options to help patients recover from injury or increase mobility and quality of life. These may include:

  • Physical Therapy
  • Home Exercise
  • Fracture Repair
  • Hip Revision
  • Total Hip Replacement
    • Traditional
    • Anteriolateral
    • Anterior or "Supine Intermuscular (ASI)"