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Richard M Singer, MD
(313) 561-4910
22731 Newman St Ste 100A
Dearborn, MI
Specialties
Orthopedics, Hand Surgery
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Wayne State Univ Sch Of Med, Detroit Mi 48201
Graduation Year: 1978

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Jiab Suleiman
(313) 565-4948
23500 Park St
Dearborn, MI
Specialty
Orthopedic Surgery

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Gregory William Housner, MD
(734) 994-0628
23550 Park St Ste 100
Dearborn, MI
Specialties
Orthopedics
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Wayne State Univ Sch Of Med, Detroit Mi 48201
Graduation Year: 1989

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Shreepad R Naik
(313) 274-0636
23400 Michigan Ave
Dearborn, MI
Specialty
Hand Surgery

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Joseph Cameron Finch, DO
(313) 277-6700
21031 Michigan Ave
Dearborn, MI
Specialties
Orthopedics
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Kirksville Coll Of Osteo Med, Kirksville Mo 63501
Graduation Year: 1994

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Douglas G Plagens
(313) 730-0500
23550 Park St
Dearborn, MI
Specialty
Orthopedic Surgery

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Robert Meehan
(313) 730-0500
23550 Park St
Dearborn, MI
Specialty
Orthopedic Surgery, Foot & Ankle Surgery

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Byron Curtis Pflaum II, DO
(313) 730-0600
23550 Park St Ste 100
Dearborn, MI
Specialties
Orthopedics
Gender
Male
Languages
Spanish, Arabic
Education
Medical School: Kirksville Coll Of Osteo Med, Kirksville Mo 63501
Graduation Year: 1977
Hospital
Hospital: Oakwood Hospital, Dearborn, Mi
Group Practice: Dearborn Orthopaedic & Sports Medicine Pc

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Dr.NILESH PATEL
(313) 277-6700
21031 Michigan Avenue
Dearborn, MI
Gender
M
Speciality
Orthopedic Surgeon
General Information
Accepting New Patients: Yes
RateMD Rating
4.0, out of 5 based on 1, reviews.

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Dr.ALFRED FAULKNER
(313) 277-6700
21031 Michigan Avenue
Dearborn, MI
Gender
M
Speciality
Orthopedic Surgeon
General Information
Accepting New Patients: Yes
RateMD Rating
3.7, out of 5 based on 3, reviews.

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Hip Pain Info - Trochanteric bursitis

In order to understand this condition it is important to understand the anatomy and function of the hip. Please read Hip Pain Info's section on the anatomy of the hip .

What is a bursa?

A bursa is a small sac that usually contains a small amount of fluid. It acts as a cushion between bones and softer tissues such as muscles and tendons. A bursa also reduces the friction between bones and these tissues.

What is the trochanteric bursa?

The trochanteric bursa is the bursa that is located at the outer part of the hip, often referred to as the "point" of the hip. The part of the thigh bone (femur) that forms the "point" of the hip is called the greater trochanter. The trochanteric bursa acts as a cushion between the greater trochanter and the overlying muscles and tissues.

What is trochanteric bursitis?

Trochanteric bursitis is the term used to describe irritation (inflammation) of the trochanteric bursa. When the bursa is irritated it can become larger and fill with more fluid.

What does trochanteric bursitis feel like?

Trochanteric bursitis is a common cause of hip pain. The pain is felt over the outer part of the hip. Once the bursa is irritated the pain can be made worse by overuse activities or by direct pressure on the bursa.

How do people get trochanteric bursitis?

Trochanteric bursitis has been associated with the following:

  • Repetitive or overuse activities such as running, cycling or stair climbing.
  • Direct injury to the trochanteric bursa such as falling and hitting the "point" of the hip on the ground or on ice, bumping the trochanteric bursa on a table edge or putting pressure on the trochanteric bursa by lying on one side for long periods of time.
  • Bone spurs on the greater trochanter or calcium deposits inside the trochanteric bursa.
  • Leg length differences, scoliosis or other structural problems that affect the way people walk.
  • Previous surgery to the hip such as total hip replacement surgery or surgery to fix a broken hip.
  • Arthritic conditions such as Rheumatoid Arthritis.

The trochanteric bursa can become irritated in anyone even if they do not have any of the above conditions. In general, trochanteric bursitis is more common in women, middle aged people and in older people.

What is the treatment for trochanteric bursitis?

The treatment for trochanteric bursitis depends on the cause and the severity of the bursitis. Treatment may include stretching exercises, strengthening exercises, anti-in...

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