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Trochanteric Bursitis

Suggested Pre-Referral Evaluation and Management Guidelines
1) NSAIDs (short course) if no contra contraindications
2) Injection of trochanteric bursa
3) Prescription for a short course of Physical therapy (4 to 6 sessions) for hip abductor stretching exercises, local heat and home exercise program
Suggested Additional Test/Management Prior to Specialty Visit
1) If no success with above interventions, obtain plain film of hip
2) List of interventions and course of care
Patient Education/Information (includes preps) Trochanteric Bursitis
Appointment Timeframe Next available
How to Get Results to Consultant UMHS Patients: See CareWeb
External Patients: Hand carry Radiographs to appointment
Clinic Contact Information Physicians: 800-962-3555
Patients: 734-936-7175
Clinic Location Sites Burlington Building - Ann Arbor
UM Consulting Physician General PM&R Faculty
Revised on: 01/29/2011
 
 

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