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Greater trochanteric area pain is more than a pain in the rump!

As part of the 2015 Knowledge Night Learning Series, Board Certified Rheumatologist, Dr. Robert Valente, hosted the presentation, "Greater trochanteric area pain is more than a pain in the rump!" This common syndrome affects the area of the upper thigh. It's also commonly referred to as:

  • Greater Trochanteric Pain Syndrome (GTAPS)
  • Trochanteric bursitis
  • Trochanteric syndrome
  • Trochanteric tendonitis (calcific)
  • Pseudo-trochanteric bursitis
  • Rotator cuff of the hip
  • Hip abductor pain syndrome

Causes and treatments are discussed in the video.

Categorized in: Pain Management
About the Author

Dr. Robert Valente earned a BS in Microbiology from the University of Minnesota, then graduated from Mayo Medical School. After finishing his internal medicine internship and residency… Read more.