* Pain in the groin or center of the buttock
may radiate down the front of thigh to the knee or over the lateral hip
* Stiffness, such as difficulty putting on shoes or socks
* Hip pain when getting in/out of car, on/off a chair, golfing, walking
* Decreased activity level
* Dimished quality of life!
Osteoarthritis is the most common type of arthritis, results from wearing away of the caritilage surface. It is similar to wearing away the tread on a tire.
Rheumatoid arthritis is due to an inflammatory reaction within the joint that over time deterioates the cartilage.
Avascular necrosis is a condition where the bone below the joint surface dies and allows the overlying cartilage to collapse.
Trauma or an injury to the hip an cause arthritis, such as a hip fracture or pelvic fracture.
960 Wookstock Parkway
Woodstock, GA 30188
Phone (770) 292-6500
Fax (770) 292-6535
Specializing in Hip and Knee Replacement