Hip Injuries

 
 
 

The greater trochanter is a bony prominence located on the outer hip. A bursa sac, called the greater trochanter bursa, lies between the muscle and this bony bump to reduce friction. When the bursa becomes inflamed it is called greater trochanteric bursitis.

 

Greater Trochanter Bursitis

 

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