Hip bursitis refers to the hip bursa inflammation - this often affects the trochanteric bursa, or the iliopsoas bursa. Repetitive stress often causes hip bursitis.
Hip bursitis can affect anyone, especially women, middle-aged and elderly people. The common causes include: direct trauma, hip overuse, prolonged standing or sitting, scoliosis, arthritis, infection, limp, hip arthroplasty.
The common symptoms include: hip pain, stiffness, groin pain, thigh discomfort. The following methods can often reduce the inflammation: resting, ice packs, nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory medicine. Ultrasound treatment can also be used to help the healing.