What Is Hip Bursitis?

By |April 7th, 2018|Tags: , |

Understadning Hip Bursitis... To understand what hip bursitis is, it is important to know what a bursa is. A bursa is a closed fluid-filled sac which helps in reducing friction between body tissues. The major bursae can be found adjacent to the tendons of the larger joints. The hips have two bursae, the trochanteric and ischial bursa. They are adjacent to the edges of femur and pelvic bones. When the bursa becomes inflamed, we say somebody has a condition called bursitis. The inflation may be due to pain in the hip or stiffness around the area. Causes of Hip Bursitis Bursitis can either be infectious or non-infectious. A non-infectious condition is a [...]