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
- Strain injury