Hip bursitis

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What is hip bursitis?

Hip bursitis is the inflammation of one or more bursae (small sacs) of synovial fluid in the hip. The bursae rest at the points where internal functionaries, such as muscles and tendons, slide across bone causing pain and making movement difficult.

Common symptoms reported by people with hip bursitis

Common symptoms
How bad it is
What people are taking for it

Reports may be affected by other conditions and/or medication side effects. We ask about general symptoms (anxious mood, depressed mood, fatigue, pain, and stress) regardless of condition.
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Treatments taken by people with hip bursitis

Treatment name(s)
Type
How many have tried
Tried for
Treatment name(s)

(Advil)
Type
Over the Counter Drug
How many have tried
8
Tried for
pain (8) hip bursitis (3)
Treatment name(s)

(Voltaren Gel)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
7
Tried for
pain (5) hip bursitis (3)
Treatment name(s)

(Neurontin)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
7
Tried for
pain (6) anxious mood (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Oxycodone IR)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
7
Tried for
pain (7)
Treatment name(s)

(Ultram)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
7
Tried for
pain (7)
Treatment name(s)

(Tylenol)
Type
Over the Counter Drug
How many have tried
6
Tried for
hip bursitis (5) pain (1)
Treatment name(s)

(TENS Transcutaneous Electrical Nerve Stimulation)
Type
Procedures
How many have tried
6
Tried for
pain (6)
Treatment name(s)

(Elavil)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
5
Tried for
pain (5) depressed mood (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Cymbalta)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
5
Tried for
depressed mood (5)
Treatment name(s)

(Norco)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
5
Tried for
pain (5)

Data from patients with hip bursitis, who reported starting treatments within the last 5 years.
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Compare treatments taken by people with hip bursitis

Treatment name(s)
Perceived effectiveness
Side effects
Total evaluations
Tried for
Treatment name(s)

(Advil)
Perceived effectiveness
for pain (4 evaluations)
Side effects
acid reflux
Total evaluations
4
Tried for
pain (8) hip bursitis (3)
Treatment name(s)

(Voltaren Gel)
Perceived effectiveness
for pain (1 evaluation)
Side effects
upset stomach
Total evaluations
2
Tried for
pain (5) hip bursitis (3)
Treatment name(s)

(Neurontin)
Perceived effectiveness
for pain (1 evaluation)
Side effects
upset stomach
Total evaluations
2
Tried for
pain (6) anxious mood (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Oxycodone IR)
Perceived effectiveness
for pain (5 evaluations)
Side effects
constipation decreased appetite 1 more
Total evaluations
5
Tried for
pain (7)
Treatment name(s)

(Ultram)
Perceived effectiveness
for pain (4 evaluations)
Side effects
Total evaluations
4
Tried for
pain (7)
Treatment name(s)

(Tylenol)
Perceived effectiveness
for hip bursitis (1 evaluation)
Side effects
Total evaluations
7
Tried for
hip bursitis (5) pain (1)
Treatment name(s)

(TENS Transcutaneous Electrical Nerve Stimulation)
Perceived effectiveness
for pain (3 evaluations)
Side effects
Total evaluations
3
Tried for
pain (6)
Treatment name(s)

(Elavil)
Perceived effectiveness
for pain (6 evaluations)
Side effects
dry mouth sleepiness
Total evaluations
8
Tried for
pain (5) depressed mood (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Cymbalta)
Perceived effectiveness
for depressed mood (10 evaluations)
Side effects
anxious mood constant tiredness 1 more
Total evaluations
10
Tried for
depressed mood (5)
Treatment name(s)

(Norco)
Perceived effectiveness
for pain (4 evaluations)
Side effects
constipation insomnia
Total evaluations
4
Tried for
pain (5)
  • Major
  • Moderate
  • Slight
  • None
  • Can't tell
  • Severe
  • Moderate
  • Mild
  • None

Data from patients with hip bursitis, who reported starting treatments within the last 5 years.
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Who has hip bursitis on PatientsLikeMe?


Age
Age Proportion # of patients
<20 0
20s 8
30s 52
40s 147
50s 147
60s 92
70+ 22
Age at first symptom
Age at first symptom Proportion # of patients
0-19 years 18
20-29 years 36
30-39 years 80
40-49 years 84
50-59 years 50
60-69 years 13
70+ years 2

Distribution of sex

Sex
Sex Proportion # of patients
Male 29
Female 443

Diagnosis status
Diagnosis status Proportion # of patients
Diagnosed 352
Not Diagnosed 10

These charts show data from hip bursitis patients who have completed their condition history
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