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A 40-year-old member asked:

Does hip bursitis last forever?

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Dr. Ronald Krauser
A Verified Doctoranswered
Rheumatology 54 years experience
No: It can usually be effectively treated with conservative measures.. If all conservative therapies fail, the bursa can be surgically removed.
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A 48-year-old member asked:

How long does hip bursitis last?

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Dr. Stephen Rodrigues
A Verified Doctoranswered
Family Medicine 40 years experience
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 simple stretching, yoga, massage, chiro adjustments, john f. Barnes unwinding, hands-on manipulations, acupuncture, gunn-ims, dry needling to finally travell trigger point injections.
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A 48-year-old member asked:

How long could hip bursitis last after treatment?

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Dr. Ronald Krauser
A Verified Doctoranswered
Rheumatology 54 years experience
A couple of days: It usually resolves quickly with a local steroid injection. If it perists, it may be secondary to low back issues and not a true bursitis.
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Last updated Mar 22, 2021

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