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Could arthritis in my spine cause pain in my hips and knees?
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Dr. Andrew Carroll
Family Medicine
4 doctors agree
In brief: Yes
When you have joint abnormalities in one place, you tend to compensate in other joints which then leads to abnormal wear and tear in other locations.
Also, arthritis in one spot can indicate you are at risk in other places. Remain active, keep your weight down, and enjoy activity.

In brief: Yes
When you have joint abnormalities in one place, you tend to compensate in other joints which then leads to abnormal wear and tear in other locations.
Also, arthritis in one spot can indicate you are at risk in other places. Remain active, keep your weight down, and enjoy activity.
Dr. Andrew Carroll
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Dr. Ario Kiarash
May also have referred pain in the extremities as a result of arthritic spurs in your spine.
Dr. Thomas Dowling
Orthopedic Surgery - Spine
In brief: At your age unlikely
But you may have a systemic arthritic disorder that is affecting multiple joints so you need to see a physician for an evaluation.

In brief: At your age unlikely
But you may have a systemic arthritic disorder that is affecting multiple joints so you need to see a physician for an evaluation.
Dr. Thomas Dowling
Dr. Thomas Dowling
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