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A 31-year-old female asked:

Do i have to undergo physical therapy to cure trochanteric bursitis of the hip?

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Dr. Tracy Lovell
Internal Medicine - rheumatology 22 years experience
You can: You can physical therapy or you could have a corticosteriod injection in trochanteric bursa.
Dr. Tariq Niazi
Orthopedic Surgery 44 years experience
No as there is no : Cure for this condition. Pt along with other measures, can help to reduce the symptoms. It can subside gradually over the period of time, and remain painfree for a variable time, but can get reactivated at any time, as well. In rare cases surgery has been necessary but this condition can still return.

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