Hip Bursitis

Hip-Bursitis

What is Hip Bursitis?

There are two major bursae of the hip, the trochanteric bursa and the ischial bursa. Inflammation of either can be associated with stiffness and pain around the hip joint. The trochanteric bursa is located on the side of the hip. It is separated significantly from the actual hip joint by tissue and bone.


Symptoms of Hip Bursitis

  • Pain when there is pressure to the affected area
  • Pain when prolonged sitting on hard surfaces

 


Causes of Hip Bursitis

  • Trauma
  • Strain injury

 


Treatment for Hip Bursitis

 


Self-Diagnose can bring more harm than treating it. It is good to know more about the injury but definitely not to the point of self-treatment. It will be much safer to get treated by Our Doctor, for more information or to book an appointment with Singapore Sports and Orthopaedic Clinic, you can call (+65) 6471 2691, the hotline is open 24 hours. You may also send us an enquiry for appointment.

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