The Trochanteric Bursa is a pouch of fluid that is located between the outer point of the thigh (femur) and the overlying Gluteal muscles (muscles that stabilize and move the hip). The Trochanteric Bursa helps to provide a smoother surface for the Gluteal Tendons to slide over and prevent friction against the underlying bone.Book A Consultation
The signs & symptoms of Bursitis are:
When the Bursa becomes irritated or inflamed, it is termed Bursitis. Hip Bursitis (or Trochanteric Bursitis) is commonly associated with hip pathology or changes within the Gluteal tendons and needs a full and thorough assessment. It commonly occurs due to your Gluteal muscles not working properly (due to previous or current hip or back issues), or due to the mechanics of your walking or running style.