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Is one ibuprofen 400mg daily enough for treating iliopsoas bursitis? For how many weeks at most should it be used?
No: That dose is generally much too small to be effective. ...Read more
What would be treatment option for a 17 year old girl doing modern dance and diagnosed with Iliopsoas Bursitis?How soon can she return to modern dance
Maybe awhile!: Iliopsoas bursitis is not a very common type of bursitis. It could be related to the dance training. It would be helpful to see a physician that treats a lot of dancers. Check the website www.artsmed.org to find a physician with dance experience. How symptoms started is important. Treatment can be rest, anti-inflammatory meds, therapy, possible stretching exercises, Hip X-rays. Get it checked out. ...Read more
Most can return: The most common type of hip bursitis is trochanteric bursitis and occurs on the lateral (outside) side of the hip. Iliopsoas bursitis occurs on the anterior (front) side of the hip. Most do well with relative rest, rehab. Focused on strengthening and stretching and anti-inflammatories. Injections, especially those done under ultrasound gudiance, tend to be effective. A high % return to running! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
BURSITIS OF WHAT?: Bursitis can affect many areas such as the shoulders, hips, elbows, and knees. Local treatment includes topical anti-inflammatories, ice alternating with heat. Local cortisone injections can be helpful. Also oral anti-inflammatories can be helpful also such as advil or aleve. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Inflammation: A bursa is a fluid filled sac rthat sits between muscle or between muscle and bone and assists with normal motion - like the ball bearings of the body. If a bursa becomes inflamed - by acute trauma, repetitive motions or activities or other forms of inflammation it causes local pain, possible swelling and usually loss of motion of the affected area. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
It depends.: It depends upon what caused the bursitis to begin with. Certainly, if you continue the activities that initially caused the bursitis, and you do not change anything else, there is a higher chance that you will get it again. Bursitis prevention includes stretches, strengthening, and modification of the activities that caused the bursitis to begin with. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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