Causes, Symptoms, Risk Factors, Complications, Prevention, Diagnosis and Treatment
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What are the symptoms of Hip Bursitis?
Symptoms of hip bursitis are:
- Sharp pain, swelling around the affected area
- Warmth to the touch
- Limited movement
- Tenderness and joint pain
- Pain after sitting for too long
- Limited movement and weakened muscles
What are the risk factors of Hip Bursitis?
Major risk factors that may lead to the development of this condition are:
- Repetitive stress or injury: Associated with activities like running, cycling, standing for long hours.
- Hip injury: A direct injury to the hip may lead to hip bursitis
- Spine disease: Such as arthritis of the lumbar spine, scoliosis
- Inequality in the length of legs: May lead to inflammation of the bursa
- Rheumatoid arthritis may lead to the development of this condition
- Previous surgical procedures around the hip
- Bone spurs or calcium deposits
What are the complications of Hip Bursitis?
An untreated condition of hip bursitis will eventually lead to chronic bursitis that will result in the build-up of calcium in soft tissues, which will result in a permanent loss of movement of that area.
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