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DiNa Hulsizer Galvin
(508) 746-5220
225 Water St
Plymouth, MA
Specialty
Hand Surgery

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Alfred Gaylord Krebs, MD
(508) 747-0440
110 Long Pond Rd
Plymouth, MA
Specialties
Orthopedics
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Jefferson Med Coll-Thos Jefferson Univ, Philadelphia Pa 19107
Graduation Year: 1969

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R Scott Oliver, MD
(781) 934-2400
95 Tremont St Ste 1
Duxbury, MA
Specialties
Orthopedics
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Mi Med Sch, Ann Arbor Mi 48109
Graduation Year: 1976
Hospital
Hospital: Jordan Hospital, Plymouth, Ma
Group Practice: Plymouth Bay Orthopedic Assoc

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Scott Oliver
(781) 934-2400
95 Tremont St
Duxbury, MA
Specialty
Orthopedic Surgery

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Dr.Scott Oliver
(781) 934-2400
95 Tremont St # 1
Duxbury, MA
Gender
M
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Mi Med Sch
Year of Graduation: 1976
Speciality
Orthopedic Surgeon
General Information
Hospital: Jordan
Accepting New Patients: Yes
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3.8, out of 5 based on 3, reviews.

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Alfred G Krebs
(508) 747-0440
110 Long Pond Rd
Plymouth, MA
Specialty
Orthopedic Surgery

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Dina Hulsizer Galvin, MD
(508) 746-5220
225 Water St Ste C105
Plymouth, MA
Specialties
Orthopedics
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Dartmouth Med, Hanover Nh 03755
Graduation Year: 1993

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Dr.JOSEPH FRANK Zabilski
(781) 934-2400
95 Tremont St # 1
Duxbury, MA
Gender
M
Education
Medical School: Tufts Univ Sch Of Med
Year of Graduation: 1984
Speciality
Orthopedic Surgeon
General Information
Hospital: Jordan Hospital
Accepting New Patients: Yes
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3.4, out of 5 based on 4, reviews.

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Walter Gales Stanwood, MD
(781) 934-2400
95 Tremont St Ste 1
Duxbury, MA
Specialties
Orthopedics
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Loyola Univ Of Chicago Stritch Sch Of Med, Maywood Il 60153
Graduation Year: 1997

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Joseph Frank Zabilski, MD
(781) 934-2400
95 Tremont St Ste 1
Duxbury, MA
Specialties
Orthopedics
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Tufts Univ Sch Of Med, Boston Ma 02111
Graduation Year: 1984

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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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