What is trochanteric bursitis?
Bursitis is caused by inflammation of the bursa, which is a fluid-filled sac that provides lubrication between the muscles, bones, and tendons near the joint. Trochanteric bursitis is a type of bursitis, which predominantly affects the hip. The trochanteric bursa is a fluid-filled sac that is located near the hip, thighs, and buttock. Symptoms of this type of bursitis include limping, hip pain, and swelling in the region.