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E Jerome Hanson, MD
(913) 491-3344
7950 College Blvd
Overland Park, KS
Specialties
Neurological Surgery, Orthopedic Surgery Of The Spine
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Pa Sch Of Med, Philadelphia Pa 19104
Graduation Year: 1969

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John W M Carter, DDS
(913) 451-1443
8005 W 110th St Ste 214
Overland Park, KS
Specialties
Orthodontics/Dentofacial Orthopedics

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Jeffrey Brian McIntosh
(913) 491-3999
4801 College Blvd
Leawood, KS
Specialty
Orthopedic Surgery

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Alexander S Bailey
(913) 649-7300
10730 Nall Ave
Overland Park, KS
Specialty
Orthopedic Surgery

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Donald B Wilcoxon, DDS
(913) 661-9901
4601 W 109th St Ste 310
Overland Park, KS
Specialties
Orthodontics/Dentofacial Orthopedics

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E Jerome Hanson Jr, MD
(913) 491-3344
7950 College Blvd Ste A
Overland Park, KS
Specialties
Neurological Surgery, Orthopedic Surgery Of The Spine
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Pa Sch Of Med, Philadelphia Pa 19104
Graduation Year: 1969
Hospital
Hospital: Liberty Hospital, Liberty, Mo
Group Practice: Mid America Spine

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William O Reed Jr, MD
(913) 649-7300
10730 Nall Ave Ste 200
Overland Park, KS
Specialties
Orthopedics, Hand Surgery
Gender
Male
Languages
Spanish
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Mo, Columbia Sch Of Med, Columbia Mo 65212
Graduation Year: 1977
Hospital
Hospital: Shawnee Mission Med Ctr, Shawnee Msn, Ks
Group Practice: Heartland Hand & Spine Ortho

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Dr.Thomas Rasmussen
(913) 362-0031
3651 College Blvd # 100B
Leawood, KS
Gender
M
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ks Sch Of Med
Year of Graduation: 1986
Speciality
Orthopedic Surgeon
General Information
Hospital: Shawnee Mission Med Ctr, Shawnee Msn, Ks
Accepting New Patients: Yes
RateMD Rating
5.0, out of 5 based on 1, reviews.

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Valerie Anne DeArdorff
(913) 642-0200
10777 Nall Ave
Overland Park, KS
Specialty
Orthopedic Surgery

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Robert P Bruce
(913) 381-5225
10701 Nall Ave
Overland Park, KS
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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