Hip Bursitis Relief

Bursitis of the hip is the most common cause of hip pain in US adults. It occurs when structures that cushion and reduce friction between the hip joint become inflamed.

 

The surgeons at Onward Orthopedics are hip bursitis experts.

 

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What is Hip Bursitis?

In between your bones and soft tissues exist bursae, which are small fluid-filled sacs that cushion and reduce friction. Repetitive stress, extra weight, or an injury to the hip can cause inflammation in one of the two major bursa in your hip. We call this inflammation hip bursitis.

Symptoms of Hip Bursitis

Pain at the point of the hip
Pain extending to the outside of the thigh
Pain described as sharp and intense
Pain is worse at night

How is Hip Bursitis Treated?

If conservative treatment like rest or injections do not reverse the issue, your surgeon may recommend surgical treatment through an outpatient procedure called Hip Arthroscopy.