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Best exercises for hip bursitis

A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
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See details: It is very simple. Avoid any exercises that increase the pain.
Dr. Robert Kent
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation 12 years experience
Most exercises okay: Avoid exercises that will cause your legs to cross in any way, even if just a little. This causes tension over the greater trochanter. Also avoid any ... Read More

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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Naresh Rao
Sports Medicine 24 years experience
Rhythmic exercises: Rhythmic exercises that do not create excessive stretch on the outer part of the hip will generally not cause any pain. Swimming is one example. Stre... Read More
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
Internal Medicine 61 years experience
I don't advocate that type of exercise if you have active painful hip bursitis. Get it treated by your physician or orthopedic specialist before perf... Read More
A 52-year-old female asked:
Dr. Lea Danielsen
Family Medicine 32 years experience
We are all different: There isn't any right answer. If you know a good podiatrist or orthopedic they may be able to recommend something specific for you. They can at leas... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ramachandran Srinivasan
Rheumatology 52 years experience
Bursitis: Rest, ice, anti inflammatory agents such as Ibuprofen ( there are many other similar one's), physical therapy and in resistant or unresponsive cases, ... Read More
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Pavel Conovalciuc
Family Medicine 23 years experience
Orthopedics: Next step would be to consult an orthopedic specialist for further treatment options.
A 59-year-old male asked:
Dr. Douglas Mund
Rheumatology 46 years experience
Varied approaches: You can use anti-inflammatory medications or local steorid injkection along with rest and physical therapy. Often avoidance of a particular activity t... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Goldman
Rheumatology 55 years experience
Yes it can: You need an exact diagnosis, specific exercises that can improve the symptoms. You can get physical therapy and if necessary injections into the bur... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
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No: It can usually be effectively treated with conservative measures.. If all conservative therapies fail, the bursa can be surgically removed.
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stephen Rodrigues
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NO care = longtime: Bursitis is about alignment of the hip and leg or arm/hand/elbow/shoulder. The best therapy is myofascial tissue release therapy is on a spectrum from... Read More

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