Conventional care

Diagnosis is usually possible following examination, but can be confirmed by X-ray Conventional treatment is largely symptomatic, using painkillers and noncustodial anti-inflammatory drugs. Steroids are sometimes injected into the joint. If a joint is badly worn, it may need surgical replacement with an artificial joint. Hip-replacement operations, for example, have a high success rate, but need to be repeated after 20 to 30 years. If replacement is not an option, the joint may be fused to prevent pain.

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