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Flashcards in Hip OA Deck (11):
1

Risk factors for hip OA

Age
Developmental disorders
Gender
Previous injury

2

Weight control for OA

-1 pound reduction in weight is 3 pound reduction in compression forces at hip
-High BMI will not cause OA but will progress it

3

Moviegoers sign

Stiffness after sitting for a while

4

Prognosis for hip OA

Kellgren/Lawrence grade is an important predictive factor

5

Conservative measures fail if...

patient does not have increase of at least 20% on pain subscale of WOMAC

Progressive loss of jt space 0.3-0.7mm/yr

6

Anti-inflammatories role in OA treatment

Indicated to control pain and increase function

May increase progression of OA by decreasing GAG synthesis

7

Use of chondroitin is....

Not recommended in patients with hip OA

8

Hyaluronic Acid

Positive results for hip OA but only FDA approved for the knee currently

9

Patient education

Can provide 20% more pain reduction than NSAIDs alone

10

Gait training/Assistive devices

Contralateral AD and ipsilateral load
Balance and strength training to decrease fall risk

11

Manual therapy role

Can be effective to provide short term pain relief and improve mobility and function for mild to moderate hip OA