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Living Healthy Without Hip Pain

If you are in need of hip pain relief, you may think surgery is the ultimate avenue. However, operations often go wrong. For instance, nearly a quarter of people (21.8%) had postoperative complications following hip fracture surgery, per one small-scale study. Similarly, revision surgery was performed for more than 1 in 8 primary hip arthroscopy cases (13.2%) in a study of more than 8000 operations.

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Common Causes of Hip Pain

Pain is a huge problem in society, especially among women. Hip pain is one of the most frequently occurring chronic pain types. Common causes range from arthritis to bursitis to gynecological problems.

The lowdown on chronic pain

There are 100 million adults in the United States suffering from chronic pain conditions, resulting in an overall toll of about $600 billion. Most of the afflicted are women, and that holds true internationally. According to a study of almost 90,000 patients from 17 countries, prevalence is nearly 50% higher among females:

·      Women – 45%

·      Men – 31%.

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