Our expert says:
I presume you have had a rheumatologist examine you thoroughly?
Was the hip- replacements suggested by your doctor?
Some form of stretching exercises like Pilates does help many people in keeping their joints more mobilised- remember the cartilege in the joints erodes away as we age- normal wear and tear process. In some people just more so than others. You can do these exercises in conjunction with other exercise. A bio-kineticist or physiotherapist can be of help.
I think you need the opinion of an orthopaedic surgeon regarding the state of your hips and whether an operation is necessary.
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