Causes of Hip Bursitis
Hip bursitis or trochanteric bursitis is the inflammation of bursa in the hip area. This occurs due to the vigorous acts that administer pressure on the bones or bursa. The common causes of hip bursitis are as follows.
– Incorrect body posture at the workplace or home.
– The exertion of the hip muscles and joints due to over-activity and stress.
– Injury to the hip or any accident.
– Overstressing the hip.
– Rheumatoid arthritis.
– Pseudo gout.
– Infection with bacteria, such as Staphylococcus aureus (or a staph infection).
– Issues with spine, such as scoliosis.
– Uneven leg lengths.
– Bone spurs (bony growths on top of normal bone) on the hip.
Symptoms of Hip Bursitis
Below are some of the common symptoms of hip bursitis that one may experience during the condition.
– Hip pain can be sharp at first and then become a constant pain.
– Pain in the outer thighs.
– Swelling at the affected site.
– Stiffness in the hip joint.
– Clicking sensation at the hip.
– Difficulty in walking, sitting, and all the basic activities.
Bursitis is not serious in nature. It can be thus cured with proper care of the injured or inflamed area. Home remedies are enough to cure the ailment. But if this issue is recurring, again and again, you should consult your doctor for sure. Stay tuned for the best home remedies to cure the ailment in the next blog.