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Greater Trochanteric Pain Syndrome Exercises
Greater Trochanteric syndrome? Wake up in night with pain in side of hip/thigh which goes as soon as I turn over, to come back when lying on side?
I was diagnosed with trochanteric bursitis, iliotibital band syndrome after a work accident. I was wondering what I can do 4 the pain in my ankle area?
Impossible to say: Have the ankle evaluated and then you will know. The answer cannot be obtained without evaluation of the problem first. ...Read more
Physical therapy on lft. Greater trochantereric bursitis and left gluteus thminimus tear., on MRI done. (oct. 1.2012)the acute episod was in august, ?
Not my regimen!: I would inject your tb, and then put you on a cycling regimen of graduated increasing intensity. I do not know what pt has to offer bursitis except great medical expense! Bicycling is the best sporting activity for gluteal issues, because it does not overload, but increases blood flow immensely, which helps heal sprained/strained muscle. ...Read more
Several are availabl: For acute bursitis, local steroid injection is often curative. When this is not possible or when symptoms are more chronic then using anti-inflammatory medications for short periods of time (10-14days) is helpful. In either case, physical therapy modalities may also be helpful to relieve pain. ...Read more
Depends: Lots of things are sometimes referred to as "bursitis" of the hip. A sports medicine specialist can help to diagnose whether that is really the problem. Usually hip pain on the side is treated with some exercises, stretches and then different types of injections can be used if it continues to be a problem. ...Read more
Pain: Trochanteric bursitis (also called trochanteric pain syndrome) causes discomfort at the side of the leg near the hip. Patients classically complain that they cannot lie on that side without "knifelike" pain. The condition is uncomfortable, but not dangerous in itself. Treatment usually includes anti-inflammatories, sometimes by injection into the painful area. ...Read more
See below: Relative rest, stretching and nonsteroidal medications. If it persists, see your doctor. ...Read more
Inflamed lat. Hip: It is an inflammation of a sac (bursae) that is normally present to lubricate the motion between the muscles on the outside (lateral) area of your hip and the underlying prominent bone (trochanter). Treated with stretching exercises of the muscles, steroid injections. Rarely does it require surgery. Iliotibial band release has been used for relief as well as excision of the bursa. ...Read more
How does a person decide if they should have surgery for trochanteric bursectomy? I had a consult with a ortho surg but he is not a fan of the proc.
trochanteric bursitis can cause buttock, back and hip pain. The muscles that insert into the bursal area are the hip abductors which are above and behind this area in the buttock. The pain may cause walking changes called trendelenberg gait (compensated or uncompensated). The can lead to problems with the back and hip joint area due to the abnormal walking. ...Read more
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See: Orthopedic surgeon first. If you need an injection they do help, most of the time. ...Read more
I had trochanteric bursitis last year while training for a marathon. Just started running again. How can I prevent recurrence?
I am having an ultrasound guided injection for my painful trochanteric bursitis. What does this procedure involve? Will I be laid up?
I am being treated for trochanteric bursitis with p.t. & pred 20 mg. Can I still have hips injected for pain relief?
Sure you can.: After failure of Oral prednison and PT alone, a trochanteric bursa injection is indicated. Best wishes ...Read more
Can I gain weight if I have cortisone injections for trochanteric hip bursitis last option as in so much pain but don't want to gain any more weight?
No: The injection you will receive for troch bursitis will have steroids in it more than likely, but the single dose given locally does not normally have much systemic effect at all. If you were diabetic you may note a small spike in your sugars, but it should not cause any longer systemic effects like weight gain. Hope this helps and feel better soon! ...Read more
Dr diagnosed trochanteric bursitis if hip and gave steroid shot and recommended crutches for now, is this neccessary and for how long?
Have severe trochanteric hip bursitis very painfulwill having a baby next year make it worse? Also 70lbs over weight will losing weight ease the pain?
No: Simple answer...No.Get a more detailed answer ›