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Dealing with Hip Pain

Hip pain can usually be easily managed by you, at home. Simply reducing or stopping the activity that has caused the pain can make an enormous difference.

Painkillers such as paracetemol can also be used to help manage the symptoms, but you should always consult your GP or pharmacist if you need to take them for a prolonged period

Click on the relevant condition using the links on the left, to find out more about dealing with hip pain.

You may be diagnosed with osteoarthritis of the hip - which is a normal part of getting older, but can lead to pain and disability. 
This shared decision aid can help you decide, what the best management might be for you.
Click here to link to the NHS Shared decision aid for osteoarthritis of the hip