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Dr.BRENT LEEDLE
(208) 263-8597
606 N Third Ave # 201
Sandpoint, ID
Gender
M
Speciality
Orthopedic Surgeon
General Information
Accepting New Patients: Yes
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Frank J Cipriano, MD
(208) 263-8597
1327 Superior St
Sandpoint, ID
Specialties
Orthopedics
Gender
Male
Education
Graduation Year: 2007

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John Mc Lain Faggard, MD
(208) 265-5916
1005 Highway 2
Sandpoint, ID
Specialties
Orthopedics
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Baylor Coll Of Med, Houston Tx 77030
Graduation Year: 1974
Hospital
Hospital: Bonner Gen Hosp, Sandpoint, Id
Group Practice: Lake Country Orthpedics

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Charles Eugene Graham, MD
307 S 1st Ave
Sandpoint, ID
Specialties
Orthopedics
Gender
Male
Languages
Spanish
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Tx Southwestern Med Ctr At Dallas, Med Sch, Dallas Tx 75235
Graduation Year: 1959
Hospital
Hospital: Presbyterian Hospital Of Dalla, Dallas, Tx
Group Practice: Orthopaedic Foot & Ankle

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Michael Raymond DiBenedetto
(208) 265-9817
30544 Highway 200
Ponderay, ID
Specialty
Orthopedic Surgery, Hand Surgery

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Michael R DiBenedetto, MD
(208) 265-5379
1417 Geri Ct
Sandpoint, ID
Specialties
Orthopedics
Gender
Male
Education
Graduation Year: 2007

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Douglas A Cipriano, MD
(208) 263-8597
606 N 3rd Ave Ste 201
Sandpoint, ID
Specialties
Orthopedics
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Co Sch Of Med, Denver Co 80262
Graduation Year: 1989

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Kirkland B Reuer, DDS
(208) 263-4122
1221 Michigan St
Sandpoint, ID
Specialties
Orthodontics/Dentofacial Orthopedics

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Carl Frederick Brunjes, MD
(509) 456-8139
PO Box 1025
Ponderay, ID
Specialties
Orthopedics
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Columbia Univ Coll Of Physicians And Surgeons, New York Ny 10032
Graduation Year: 1961

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James Michael Johnston, MD
(208) 323-2600
1075 N Curtis Rd Ste 300
Boise, ID
Specialties
Orthopedics
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Tx Southwestern Med Ctr At Dallas, Med Sch, Dallas Tx 75235
Graduation Year: 1981

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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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