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C’est quoi la coxarthrose ?

C'est quoi la coxarthrose ?

C’est quoi la coxarthrose ?

L’arthrose de la hanche, ou coxarthrose, est une usure puis une destruction du cartilage de l’articulation située en haut de la cuisse, entre le fémur et le bassin (articulation coxo-fémorale). Puis elle atteint l’os sous l’articulation et la membrane synoviale. C’est une maladie chronique souvent gênante au quotidien.

What is Coxalgia and what causes it?

  • Coxalgia [kok sáljə] also known as coxodynia (koks’ō-din’ē-ă) from coxa – hip (L) and -algia / odyne (G) pain and is defined as pain in the hip or disease-related pain of the hip. Coxalgia refers to general sensation of pain in the hip area, including the muscles surrounding the hip – Sartorius, tensor fasciae latae,…

What is the pathophysiology of hip Coxalgia?

  • Coxalgia is a symptom of underlying hip joint pathology and must be examined and referred as the symptoms of pain and reduced mobility will increase and worsen, leading to chronic pain states.

What is acoxalgia and coccyx pain?

  • Coxalgia is a coccyx pain, which is a little known condition that can cause a persistent pain in the lower part of the spine, or also called coccyx. It is a localized pain that is usually exacerbated when sitting or doing any activity that may put pressure on the coccyx. This condition is more common in women than in men.

What is the best over-the-counter pain relief for coxalgia?

  • Coxalgia may be treated in the short-term by over-the-counter pain relief such as paracetamol, aspirin or ibuprofen. Further pain management must be sought in co-ordination with a GP or healthcare specialist.

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