What's Hip Bursitis?
Hip Bursitis also known as trochanteric bursitis causes hip pain due to swelling or irritation of one of the hip bursa (small fluid filled sacs) that cushion the hip joint hip bones, muscles and tendons which is caused by overuse (i.e. running/cycling), a direct impact injury to the hip or poor biomechanics.
Hip bursitis symptoms
Hip bursitis symptoms are: Outer hip pain sometimes radiating down into outside of thigh made worse during activities such as running, climbing stairs or getting out of chair and hip soreness to touch. Other hip bursitis conditions are: Ischial bursitis which causes pain in buttock area made worse on prolonged sitting, and Iliopsoas bursitis causing pain in front of hip and groin.
Hip bursitis treatment
Your physiotherapist will physically assess and test painful movements and muscle strength as part of your hip bursitis test, use hands on physiotherapy, shockwave therapy, dry needling, and taping. Assess biomechanics and advise re activity modifications. Provide hip bursitis exercises via our exercise prescription software Salaso to help alleviate your hip bursitis pain. Prescribe orthotics, foam roller and resistance bands.
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