Suffering from chronic hip pain? If so, then you may have trochanteric bursitis. If you are suffering from this problem, then feel free to book an appointment online to get treated by one of the best orthopaedic doctors.
Dr. Aditya Sai
MS, DNB (Orthopaedics)
What is the trochanteric bursa?
A bursa is a fat filled space between the muscles / muscles and bone and allows painless and frictionless movement.
The trochanteric bursa is on the outer aspect of the hip joint between the tendons.
A common type of chronic hip pain.
Trochanteric bursitis may affect the hip’s outer area or the outside part of the upper leg, from the hip to the knee along the thigh.
Symptoms include pain on the outside of the hip that’s worse with activities such as standing, walking or running.
- Physical therapy
- Ice application
- Activity modification
Intra-bursal steroid injections may help in refractory pain.
If symptoms are not relieved then excision of the bursa may be done arthroscopically.
Advantages of arthroscopy
- Minimally invasive , through cuts the size of fingenails
- Faster recovery
- Lesser hospital stay
- Lesser blood loss
Why Choose Us?
Dr. Aditya Sai is a renowned surgical orthopedic doctor practising in Mumbai. He has 15+ years of experience, with 10+ years of specialization in Shoulder Surgery, Knee & Hip Arthroscopy And Joint Preservation.