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When the bursa (fluid-filled sac near a joint) at the lateral point of the hip is inflamed or swollen and are experiencing pain in the hip region you could be suffering from trochanteric bursitis.

Causes

There are several factors that contribute to Greater Trochanteric Bursitis. Mainly, a hip injury is the cause of this condition. Other factors may include, incorrect posture, poorly positioned joints or bones, arthritis, hip bone spurs, and calcium deposits. It is also more common in women who are middle-aged or elderly.

Symptoms

If you have Greater Trochanteric Bursitis you may experience the following signs and symptoms:

Treatment

Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP) injections is a non-invasive treatment option for Greater Trochanteric Pain Syndrome.