Hip Osteoarthritis: Test Yourself

Hip Osteoarthritis: Test Yourself

Take this quiz to find out how much you know about hip osteoarthritis.

Over 54 million American adults suffer with arthritis. Most have osteoarthritis, and the hip joint is commonly affected. If you have hip osteoarthritis or think you might, take this quiz to find out how much you know about this condition? Cleveland Clinic orthopaedic surgeon Michael J. Star, MD, provides the answers.

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