Bursitis of the Hip (Trochanteric Bursitis)

Overview
This is an irritation or swelling of the trochanteric
bursa. This small, fluid-filled sac is found on the
outer side of the femur. It acts as a cushion for the
iliotibial band, a thick tendon in your leg.


Causes
Trochanteric bursitis can be caused by repetitive
stress. It can be caused by a fall or a hard blow to
the outer side of your hip. It can be caused by poor
posture. It can also be caused by certain diseases
and conditions.


Symptoms
The most common symptom of this type of bursitis
is pain on the outer side of your hip. It may be
sharp, or it may be a dull ache. It may spread to
your thigh and buttock. This pain may feel worse
during physical activity that involves your hip. It may
also feel worse when you lie on the affected side of
your body.


Treatment
Treatment options include rest, medications and
physical therapy as well as Chiropractic care and massage.If these methods are not helpful, you may benefit from a image guided injection of corticosteroids or stem cell injections. Dr. G. has more than a decade experience in offering cutting edge non surgical treatments for hip and other joint problems.

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Greater Trochanteric Bursitis by Dr. G.

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