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A 39-year-old member asked:

what causes stiffness around one hip joint?

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Dr. Thomas Namey
Rheumatology 48 years experience
Too many to answer!: Many problems can cause the sensation of stiffness, including osteoarthritis, inflammatory arthritis, capsulitis of the hip joint (like frozen shoulder-only at the hip), piriformis muscle issues and on and on. You need to see a practitioner who can start an appropriate evaluation. Your problem might seem mild now, but it might gget worse if not diagnosed and treated.

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A 42-year-old member asked:

What are the causes of stiffness around the hip joint?

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Dr. Ronald Krauser
Rheumatology 52 years experience
Arthritis: Low grade arthritis is probably the most common cause. Be warned, many people mistake low back pain for hip pain. Get it evaluated.

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