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David Edward Keller, MD
(580) 271-5964
330 S 5th St Ste 501
Enid, OK
Specialties
Orthopedics
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ar Coll Of Med, Little Rock Ar 72205
Graduation Year: 1999

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Robert Wray Whiteneck
(580) 233-6707
330 S 5th St
Enid, OK
Specialty
Orthopedic Surgery

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Richard Allen Camp, MD
(580) 233-8491
2445 Sherwood Dr
Enid, OK
Specialties
Orthopedics, Hand Surgery
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Northwestern Univ Med Sch, Chicago Il 60611
Graduation Year: 1965

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William S Dandridge, MD FACS
4609 Spring Ridge Rd
Enid, OK
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Arkansas
Graduation Year: 1939

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Robert Kirk Fry, MD
330 S 5th St Ste 501
Enid, OK
Specialties
Orthopedics
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Tn, Memphis, Coll Of Med, Memphis Tn 38163
Graduation Year: 1969
Hospital
Hospital: St Marys Mercy Hospital, Enid, Ok
Group Practice: Northwest Oklahoma Ortho Clnc Inc

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George Franklin Forney, DDS
(580) 233-1776
407 E Cherokee Ave
Enid, OK
Specialties
Orthodontics/Dentofacial Orthopedics

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Gary Breece, DDS
(580) 233-2557
402 S Oakwood Rd Ste A
Enid, OK
Specialties
Orthodontics/Dentofacial Orthopedics

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Martin T Reilly
(580) 242-5700
401 E Oklahoma Ave
Enid, OK
Specialty
Orthopedic Surgery, Adult Reconstructive Orthopaedic Surgery, Sports Medicine

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Dr.David Keller
(580) 233-6707
330 S 5th St # 501
Enid, OK
Gender
M
Speciality
Orthopedic Surgeon
General Information
Accepting New Patients: Yes
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5.0, out of 5 based on 1, reviews.

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Edgar Allen Fike
(580) 233-6707
330 S 5th St
Enid, OK
Specialty
Orthopedic Surgery

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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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