Answers to Common Hip Arthritis Questions

Premier Health providers answer frequently asked questions about hip arthritis.

How effective are joint injections for hip arthritis?

Dr. Ryan Bauman discusses the effectiveness of joint injections for hip arthritis. Click play to watch the video or read the transcript.

 

Recent studies suggest that the use of some types of joint injections bring some temporary pain relief for hips arthritis sufferers, according to the National Institutes of HealthOff Site Icon.

Physicians often use joint injections for diagnosis as well as treatment, according to the American College of RheumatologyOff Site Icon. An injection in the hip to relieve arthritis pain, if successful in treating the discomfort, may let your doctor know that the joint pain is the source of the condition, according to the ACR.

For more information about joint injections for hip arthritis, talk to your doctor.

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Source: Ryan Bauman, MD, Orthopedic Institute of Dayton

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