A healthy hip has linings of cartilage and lubricating joint fluid (i.e. synovial fluid) to protect and cushion the area between the pelvic and thigh bones, allowing for pain-free hip movements.
However with osteoarthritis, the cartilage lining gradually wears out and the synovial fluid loses its shock-absorbing qualities, producing symptoms of osteoarthritis.
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