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Dr.Leonard Jennings
(218) 246-8275
730 E 34th St # 1
Hibbing, MN
Gender
M
Education
Medical School: Georgetown Univ Sch Of Med
Year of Graduation: 1959
Speciality
Orthopedic Surgeon
General Information
Accepting New Patients: Yes
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1.1, out of 5 based on 4, reviews.

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Leonard Patrick Jennings, MD
(218) 262-3425
730 E 34th St
Hibbing, MN
Specialties
Orthopedics
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Georgetown Univ Sch Of Med, Washington Dc 20007
Graduation Year: 1959

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Michael Holte
(320) 589-1313
400 East First Street
Morris, MN
Specialty
Orthopedic Surgery

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David Andrew Kittleson, MD
(651) 842-5354
1600 Saint Johns Blvd Ste 101
Maplewood, MN
Specialties
Orthopedics
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Mn Med Sch-Minneapolis, Minneapolis Mn 55455
Graduation Year: 1986

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Dr.Colin Fennell
(218) 281-9553
323 South Minnesota Street
Crookston, MN
Gender
M
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Alberta, Fac Of Med, Edmonton, Alb, Canada
Year of Graduation: 1981
Speciality
Orthopedic Surgeon
General Information
Accepting New Patients: Yes
RateMD Rating
5.0, out of 5 based on 1, reviews.

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Michael Zakula Jr, DDS
(218) 262-5488
510 E Howard St
Hibbing, MN
Specialties
Orthodontics/Dentofacial Orthopedics

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Garry M Banks, MD
(763) 577-1877
8232 SR-65
Minneapolis, MN
Business
Advanced Spine Associates
Specialties
Orthopedics

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Matthew D Putnam
(612) 273-9400
2512 South 7th Street
Minneapolis, MN
Specialty
Orthopedic Surgery

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Jeffrey Frank Klassen
(218) 786-8364
400 E 3rd St
Duluth, MN
Specialty
Orthopedic Surgery

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Charles Alan Russell, MD
(218) 543-6262
7486 Old Whiskey Rd
Pequot Lakes, MN
Specialties
Orthopedics, Hand Surgery
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Loma Linda Univ Sch Of Med, Loma Linda Ca 92350
Graduation Year: 1978
Hospital
Hospital: Auburn Reg Med Ctr, Auburn, Wa; Community Mem Hosp, Enumclaw, Wa; Good Samaritan Hospital & Reha, Puyallup, Wa; St Francis Community Hospital, Federal Way, Wa
Group Practice: Puget Sounds Specialty

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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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