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Hip bursitis

What is it?

Causes:

Signs and Symptoms:

Hip bursitis usually causes pain, aching, and stiffness. Pain is different depending on the type of hip bursitis you have.

Wellness Recommendations:

Medical Care:

Following are things you can do to help prevent bursitis from returning:

Herbs and Supplements:

Before taking any herbs or supplements, ask your caregiver if it is OK. Talk to your caregiver about how much you should take. If you are using this medicine without instructions from your caregiver, follow the directions on the label. Do not take more medicine or take it more often than the directions tell you to. The herbs and supplements listed may or may not help treat your condition.

Herbs:

Supplements:

Complementary Therapies:

Other ways of treating your symptoms :

Talk to your caregiver if:

Care Agreement:

You have the right to help plan your care. To help with this plan, you must learn about your health condition and how it may be treated. You can then discuss treatment options with your caregivers. Work with them to decide what care may be used to treat you. You always have the right to refuse treatment.

References:

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2. American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons. What are NSAIDs? December 2002. Available at: http://orthoinfo.aaos.org (cited 3/1/04).

3. Arthritis Foundation. Bursitis, tendinitis and other soft tissue rheumatic syndromes (online brochure). September 26, 2003. Available at: http://www.arthritis.org/AFStore/singleproduct.asp?idproduct=3320&idcat=8 (cited 3/4/04).

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12. The Cleveland Clinic. Trochanteric bursitis: what you need to know. December 4, 2001. Available at: http://www.clevelandclinic.org/health/health-info/docs/0700/0745.asp?index=4964 (cited 3/8/04).

13. University of Miami School of Medicine. Bursitis of the hip. 2002. Available at: http://www.med.miami.edu/patients/glossary/art.asp?articlekey=304 (cited 3/4/04).

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Last Updated: 9/15/2016

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