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Thomas J Nordland
(920) 563-7888
426 Mcmillen St
Fort Atkinson, WI
Specialty
Orthopedic Surgery

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Dr.Randall Jennings
426 Mcmillen St # A
Fort Atkinson, WI
Gender
M
Speciality
Orthopedic Surgeon
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Hospital: Fort Memorial
Accepting New Patients: Yes
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5.0, out of 5 based on 1, reviews.

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Stanley E Peterson
(920) 563-7888
426 Mcmillen St
Fort Atkinson, WI
Specialty
Orthopedic Surgery

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John Kingsbury Wollaeger, MD
(920) 563-7888
426 McMillen St
Fort Atkinson, WI
Specialties
Orthopedics
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ca, Los Angeles, Ucla Sch Of Med, Los Angeles Ca 90024
Graduation Year: 1995
Hospital
Hospital: Fort Atkinson Mem Hosp Assoc, Fort Atkinson, Wi

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Dr.Bradley Fideler
(262) 245-0535
426 McMillen St
Fort Atkinson, WI
Gender
M
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ia Coll Of Med
Year of Graduation: 1989
Speciality
Orthopedic Surgeon
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Hospital: Mercy Hospital Of Janesville, Janesville, Wi
Accepting New Patients: Yes
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3.0, out of 5 based on 2, reviews.

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Dr.THOMAS NORDLAND
(920) 563-7888
426 McMillen St
Fort Atkinson, WI
Gender
M
Speciality
Orthopedic Surgeon
General Information
Accepting New Patients: Yes
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3.0, out of 5 based on 2, reviews.

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Walter Danl Moritz, MD
(920) 563-7888
426 McMillen St
Fort Atkinson, WI
Specialties
Orthopedics
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Northwestern Univ Med Sch, Chicago Il 60611
Graduation Year: 1964

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Thomas James Nordland, MD
(414) 563-7888
426 McMillen St
Fort Atkinson, WI
Specialties
Orthopedics
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Northwestern Univ Med Sch, Chicago Il 60611
Graduation Year: 1980
Hospital
Hospital: Memorial Community Hosp & S N, Edgerton, Wi; Fort Atkinson Mem Hosp Assoc, Fort Atkinson, Wi
Group Practice: Physicians Plus Med Grp Sc

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Stanley Eugene Peterson, MD
(920) 563-7888
426 McMillen St
Fort Atkinson, WI
Specialties
Orthopedics, Hand Surgery
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ia Coll Of Med, Iowa City Ia 52242
Graduation Year: 1974
Hospital
Hospital: Fort Atkinson Mem Hosp Assoc, Fort Atkinson, Wi; Stoughton Hospital Association, Stoughton, Wi
Group Practice: Physicians Plus Med Grp Sc

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Robert N Horswill, MD
(262) 473-0400
507 W Main St
Whitewater, WI
Specialties
Orthopedics
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Wi Med Sch, Madison Wi 53706
Graduation Year: 1968

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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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