Most people with hip osteoarthritis don't want or need surgery. The good news: there are many viable non-surgical options that relieve pain to get you back to your active lifestyle. The bad news: not every treatment advertised is effective. Some may not even be safe. In this patient-friendly manual, an expert in hip osteoarthritis treatments helps you sort through the good and the bad. Before taking on a surgical procedure or trying an experimental treatment, educate yourself on the pros and cons of the most common non-surgical treatments available.