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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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Bursitis (Definition)

Inflammation of the bursa, a fluid-filled sac that acts as a cushion between ...Read more


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I have an anterosuperior hip labral tear, trochanteric bursitis and femoral anterversion. What does all of this mean?

I have an anterosuperior hip labral tear, trochanteric bursitis and femoral anterversion. What does all of this mean?

Multiple things here: The labrum is the bumper around the edge of your hip socket. It can tear causing clicking and pain in the groin with hip rotation and loss if motion. This is fixed arthroscopically. Trochanteric bursitis is inflammation on the side of your hip where the hip abductor muscles attach causing an achy pain on the side of your hip with walking, stairs and sleeping on that side. Ante reversion means th. ...Read more

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What is the best way to treat trochanteric bursitis?

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 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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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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I was diagnosed with trochanteric bursitis, fai, and si dysf. Would a uterine fib. Tumor cause this pain? And it's treatment?

I was diagnosed with trochanteric bursitis, fai, and si dysf. Would a uterine fib. Tumor cause this pain? And it's treatment?

Probably not: Probably not. Trochanteric bursitis can be trated with injection into the trochanteric bursae. Fai treatment is usually arthroscopic surgery to correct what is producing the fai. Need expienced surgeon in arthroscopy of thbe hip jpint. ...Read more

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Are there any good ways to prevent/aid trochanteric bursitis, joint pain, during sports (important)?

Stretch: Exercises to stretch the iliotibial tract can diminish pressure over the greater trochanter. Nsaids can be a good support. Keep moving, and prolong your warmup can help keep symptoms minimized during the activity. ...Read more

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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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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 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 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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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