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Christian P Luessenhop, MD
(918) 342-6741
201 W Blue Starr Dr
Claremore, OK
Specialties
Orthopedics
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Georgetown Univ Sch Of Med, Washington Dc 20007
Graduation Year: 1985
Hospital
Hospital: U S P H S Claremore Indian Hos, Claremore, Ok
Group Practice: Northeast Oklahoma Orthopedic

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Thomas Jeremy DO
(918) 582-6800
1501 N Florence Ave # 350
Claremore, OK

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Stephen Bruce Conner, MD
(405) 348-3434
1701 Renaissance Blvd
Edmond, OK
Specialties
Orthopedics
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ok Coll Of Med, Oklahoma City Ok 73190
Graduation Year: 1974
Hospital
Hospital: Edmond Med Ctr, Edmond, Ok
Group Practice: Oklahoma Orthopedics Inc

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Douglas Brandt Haynes, MD
(931) 473-9624
1501 E 19th St
Edmond, OK
Specialties
Orthopedics
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Tn, Memphis, Coll Of Med, Memphis Tn 38163
Graduation Year: 1976

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William Robert Gillock, MD
(918) 481-0994
7170 S Braden Ave Ste 175
Tulsa, OK
Specialties
Preventive Medicine, Occupational Medicine, Adult Reconstructive Orthopedics
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ok Coll Of Med, Oklahoma City Ok 73190
Graduation Year: 1979
Hospital
Hospital: Hillcrest Med Ctr, Tulsa, Ok

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Jon E Orjala, DO
1218 N Florence Ave
Claremore, OK
Specialties
Orthopedics
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Hlth Sci, Coll Of Osteo Med, Kansas City Mo 64124
Graduation Year: 1991

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Harvey C Jenkins Jr., MD
(405) 686-1700
8603 S Western Ave
Oklahoma City, OK
Business
Aria Orthopedics
Specialties
Orthopedics

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Paul Richard Miller, MD
(405) 733-1636
9020 E Reno Ave Ste 100
Midwest City, OK
Specialties
Orthopedics
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ok Coll Of Med, Oklahoma City Ok 73190
Graduation Year: 1982
Hospital
Hospital: Midwest City Regional Hospital, Midwest City, Ok

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Houshang Seradge
(405) 631-4263
1044 Sw 44th St
Oklahoma City, OK
Specialty
Hand Surgery

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Fred W Andregg, DDS
(580) 482-3975
301 E Broadway St
Altus, OK
Specialties
Orthodontics/Dentofacial Orthopedics

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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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