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Trochanteric bursitis

COLONIAL HEIGHTS, VA (WWBT) -

Dr. John Clay is treating trochanteric bursitis.

It is a common cause of hip pain affecting the outside part of the leg. The pain often makes it uncomfortable to walk, sit for prolonged periods and sleep on the affected side.       

You can prevent this problem by stretching, taking over the counter anti-inflammatory drugs and reducing weight bearing tasks.

See your doctor if symptoms persists after trying conservative treatment. A prescription medication or an injection by your physician is often helpful.

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  • John Clay, M.D.

    John Clay, M.D.

    Primary Health Group-Appomattox 930 South Avenue, Suite 11 Colonial Heights, VA 804-504-8025 (phone) 804-504-8026 (fax) http://phg-appomattox.com Education: Undergraduate: The CollegeMore >>
    Primary Health Group-Appomattox
    930 South Avenue, Suite 11
    Colonial Heights, VA
    804-504-8025 (phone)
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