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Hip BURSA Injections

Hip (Greater Trochanteric) Bursa injections are used to treat trochanteric bursitis, which is a common pain condition that frequently presents as pain in the lateral hip and may radiate down the leg (mimicking sciatica).

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What is it?

Bursitis is the inflammation of the bursa—a fluid-filled space which surrounds a prominent bone. The sac that lies over the outside part of your thigh bone, where it joins the hip, can become inflamed, causing greater trochanteric bursitis. Those who have this condition may notice pain with movement, pressure over the area, stiffness in the joint, or a constant dull ache. 

If your pain is minor, then resting the area, the application of ice, and taking an OTC anti-inflammatory drug like Advil to relieve the inflammation and pain could be all you need. If, however, you have received no relief from your pain after trying these conservative self-treatment therapies, it could be time to speak to an interventional pain doctor who will administer a trochanteric bursa injection. For most people, the pain of greater trochanteric bursitis can be significantly relieved following such an injection, with relief usually obtained within a week or two. 

Conditions it treats

If you suffer from a constant dull ache on the outside of your thigh bone where it joins the hip, a trochanteric bursa injection could relieve your pain.

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