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Doctor insights on: Greater Trochanteric Pain Syndrome Exercises

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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?

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

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Physical therapy on lft. Greater trochantereric bursitis and left gluteus thminimus tear., on MRI done. (oct. 1.2012)the acute episod was in august, ?

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

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Treatments for trochanteric bursitis cases?

Treatments for trochanteric bursitis cases?

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

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What is trochanteric bursitis of the hip? How is it treated?

What is trochanteric bursitis of the hip? How is it treated?

Inflammation.: It is an inflammation of the bursa (sac of fluid), on the outside of your hip. Usually treated with anti-inflammatory medication, icing and physical therapy. Sometimes a cortisone injection is required. ...Read more

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What is trochanteric bursitis?

What is trochanteric bursitis?

Bursal inflammation: It is significant tenderness on the outside of the thigh at the level of the greater trochanter of the femur. This is where the bursa is located. ...Read more

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What can I do for trochanteric bursitis?

What can I do for trochanteric bursitis?

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

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What are the consequences of trochanteric bursitis?

What are the consequences of trochanteric bursitis?

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

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What is the best way to treat trochanteric bursitis?

See below: Relative rest, stretching and nonsteroidal medications. If it persists, see your doctor. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: trochanteric bursitis?

See details: It is inflammation of a bursal sac that sits on the outside of your upper thigh over the greater trochanter of your femur. ...Read more

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Does trochanteric bursitis last forever?

No: It is generally fairly easy to treat and often cure. See an orthopedist or rheumatologist. ...Read more

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What can I do to treat chronic trochanteric bursitis?

Exercise, injection: The total program can include physical therapy, exercise and even injections. Your diagnosis needs to be confirmed. Exercise can be crucial to your relief. Physicial therapy can guide you under direction of your physician. Injections can also lead to relief. ...Read more

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Is an open trochanteric bursectomy with itb lengthening done in outpatient?

Is an open trochanteric bursectomy with itb lengthening done in outpatient?

Yes: It is generally a small procedure even though the incision size varies. Usually, you can go home within an hour after surgery.

It can also be done arthroscopically. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: trochanteric bursectomy with iliotibial band release?

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

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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.

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.

Is it indicated: Gave right advise, ' fan of a procedure ' has no roll in medical medical decision. If you are not satisfied take a second opinion and make sure to see an orthopedic surgeon who will do a procedure based on indication. And avoids unnecessary surgery. ...Read more

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Does trochanteric bursitis lead to hip pain?

Does trochanteric bursitis lead to hip pain?

Trochanteric Bursa: Yes!
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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Is a steroid injection effective for trochanteric bursitis?

See: Orthopedic surgeon first. If you need an injection they do help, most of the time. ...Read more

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How long should a cortisone injection last for someone with trochanteric bursitis?

How long should a cortisone injection last for someone with trochanteric bursitis?

It depend: Cortisone injection suppose to take care of the bursitis, if it come back that time we may give another shot and if continue to happen we may think of doing surgery to take out surgically. ...Read more

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What do you advise if I was diagnosed with trochanteric bursitis (in both hips) is continuing to work making it worse?

See details: It is likely that bilateral pain in that area is actually referred pain from the lower back instead of a true bursitis. If it is a true bursitis, a local cortisone injection can be very helpful. This is not a cause for disability or stopping work. ...Read more

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I had trochanteric bursitis last year while training for a marathon. Just started running again. How can I prevent recurrence?

I had trochanteric bursitis last year while training for a marathon. Just started running again. How can I prevent recurrence?

Stretching: Has to do with tight it band. Can be related to running technique, pelvic motion, etc. Usually an injection and pt for aggressive stretching will allow return to activities. ...Read more

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I am having an ultrasound guided injection for my painful trochanteric bursitis. What does this procedure involve? Will I be laid up?

Minor and no: It is a simple injection of a numbing agent (lidocaine) and a non-water soluble (e.g., not dexamethasone) injection into the inflamed sacs causing you pain. If done properly, pain relief should be immediate. ...Read more

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Why does pain associated with trochanteric bursitis spread down the lateral leg to the knee?

Why does pain associated with trochanteric bursitis spread down the lateral leg to the knee?

Referral pain.: That is referral pain. However, sometime lower back pain, especially L4 nerve root irritated might induce both lateral upper and lower part of thigh pain. ...Read more

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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

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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?

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

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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?

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?

See below: This would help, you can also see a physical therapist now and they will give you exercises to do at home. An orthopaedic surgeon can recommend good therapist. Good luck thank you. ...Read more