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What are other causes of trochanteric bursitis?

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Other causes of trochanteric bursitis include:

  • Muscle tears
  • Hip injuries
  • Hip surgery complications
  • Poor posture
  • Diseases such as gout (a form of arthritis with sudden, sharp attacks of pain, often at the base of the big toe)

From: What Is Trochanteric Bursitis? WebMD Medical Reference

SOURCES:

American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (orthoinfo.aaos.org): “Transient Osteoporosis of the Hip.”

Miller, M., et al. . Saunders Elsevier, 2010. Essential Orthopaedics

Cleveland Clinic: “Trochanteric Bursitis.”

American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (orthoinfo.aaos.org): “Hip Bursitis.”

Anesthesia & Analgesia : “Greater trochanteric pain syndrome: a review of anatomy, diagnosis and treatment.”

Houston Methodist: “Trochanteric Bursitis of the Hip.”

Clinical Journal of Sport Medicine : “Efficacy of Treatment of Trochanteric Bursitis: A Systematic Review.”

British Medical Bulletin: “Management of the greater trochanteric pain syndrome: a systematic review,” published online May 28, 2012.

 Journal of Anatomy : “The functional anatomy of the iliotibial band during flexion and extension of the knee: implications for understanding iliotibial band syndrome.”

Mount Sinai Hospital Toronto: “Trochanteric Bursitis” (PDF).

Mayo Clinic: “Bursitis.”

University of California San Francisco Medical Center: “Trochanteric Bursitis.”

University of Rochester Medical Center: “Ice Packs vs. Warm Compresses For Pain.”

National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence ( ): “Interventional procedure overview of extracorporeal shockwave therapy for refractory greater trochanteric pain syndrome.” www.nice.org.uk

Mayo Clinic: “Gout.”

Reviewed by Carol DerSarkissian on January 19, 2017

SOURCES:

American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (orthoinfo.aaos.org): “Transient Osteoporosis of the Hip.”

Miller, M., et al. . Saunders Elsevier, 2010. Essential Orthopaedics

Cleveland Clinic: “Trochanteric Bursitis.”

American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (orthoinfo.aaos.org): “Hip Bursitis.”

Anesthesia & Analgesia : “Greater trochanteric pain syndrome: a review of anatomy, diagnosis and treatment.”

Houston Methodist: “Trochanteric Bursitis of the Hip.”

Clinical Journal of Sport Medicine : “Efficacy of Treatment of Trochanteric Bursitis: A Systematic Review.”

British Medical Bulletin: “Management of the greater trochanteric pain syndrome: a systematic review,” published online May 28, 2012.

 Journal of Anatomy : “The functional anatomy of the iliotibial band during flexion and extension of the knee: implications for understanding iliotibial band syndrome.”

Mount Sinai Hospital Toronto: “Trochanteric Bursitis” (PDF).

Mayo Clinic: “Bursitis.”

University of California San Francisco Medical Center: “Trochanteric Bursitis.”

University of Rochester Medical Center: “Ice Packs vs. Warm Compresses For Pain.”

National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence ( ): “Interventional procedure overview of extracorporeal shockwave therapy for refractory greater trochanteric pain syndrome.” www.nice.org.uk

Mayo Clinic: “Gout.”

Reviewed by Carol DerSarkissian on January 19, 2017

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