Bursitis of the Hip (Trochanteric Bursitis)

Top Washington D.C., Maryland, and Northern Virginia Orthopedic Surgeons Specializing in Bursitis of the Hip (Trochanteric Bursitis)

This is an irritation or swelling of the trochanteric bursa. This small, fluid-filled sac is found on the outer side of the femur. It acts as a cushion for the iliotibial band, a thick tendon in your leg.