Excessive weight also causes hip arthritis
Medicana Sivas Hospital Orthopedics and Traumatology Specialist Opr. Dr. Turan Taş stated that excess weight can also cause hip arthritis.
Taş, in his written statement, stated that patients complain of pain in hip arthritis, where advanced age and excess weight are an important risk factor.
Emphasizing that the severity of pain increases with the progress of arthritis, Taş said, "The treatment method of this disease, which we have divided into levels from 1 to 4, varies according to the level. While non-surgical methods can be applied to stop or slow down mild levels of calcification, in advanced cases, resort to hip replacement surgery Apart from the natural level, the patient's complaints are also important in decision making. " used expressions.
Pointing out that the two most important reasons for hip arthritis are old age and excess weight, Taş said the following.
"Cartilage structures wear out, become thinner and worn over time. When the weight above normal is added to this, calcification becomes inevitable. Genetic factors, congenital hip dislocation, weak muscles, avascular necrosis, traumas and infections to the hip are also inevitable. The most important symptom of hip calcification is pain. Pain can be felt in the groin, thigh and hip areas. Pain, which is relatively less at mild levels, increases during activity and decreases during rest. If the arthritis has progressed, you have to cope with pain even when at rest. it can wake the person from sleep.
Taş stated that if calcification has progressed despite non-surgical methods, hip replacement surgery can be performed.
Karaman Haber - Source: AA