Examine the bursa
The hip has a greater and lesser trochanter. Most bursitis
pain we see in the hip is around the greater trochanter. The hip bursa is on the ouside of the pelvis.
With bursitis there is pain, inflamation and swelling. The bursa is painful to touch, lying on the side, with motion and resistance. Even though swelling is said to occur i rarely see swelling when i ultrasound a painful hip bursa.