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Health Tip: Are You at Risk for Hip Bursitis?

Health Tip: Are You at Risk for Hip Bursitis?

02/10/12

(HealthDay News) -- Hip bursitis occurs when the bursa, a small sac of fluid that cushions the hip joint, becomes inflamed.

The American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons mentions these risk factors for hip bursitis:

  • Having a repetitive stress injury from overuse, which may be caused by factors such as biking, running or long periods of standing.
  • Having an injury to the hip from falling, bumping the hip or resting on the hip for a long period.
  • Having a spinal condition such as scoliosis or arthritis.
  • Having one leg that is shorter than the other.
  • Having had rheumatoid arthritis or a previous surgery on or near the hip.
  • Having calcium deposits or bone spurs affecting the hip.
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Please be aware that this information is provided to supplement the care provided by your physician. It is neither intended nor implied to be a substitute for professional medical advice. CALL YOUR HEALTHCARE PROVIDER IMMEDIATELY IF YOU THINK YOU MAY HAVE A MEDICAL EMERGENCY. Always seek the advice of your physician or other qualified health provider prior to starting any new treatment or with any questions you may have regarding a medical condition.

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