Article by Dr Kalanie in SMH regarding Trochanteric bursitis and Gluteal tendon tears
The searing pain of an aching hip can make life miserable. Often referred to by the terms hip bursitis, trochanteric bursitis or greater trochanteric pain syndrome (GTPS), the condition can remain untreated for months or even years.
It can cause sufferers agonywhen seeking to stand up after having been seated, climb stairs or go to sleep, among other regular activities. It’s a condition that plagues an estimated 15 per cent ofwomen and 8 per cent of men.
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