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    Outer Hip Pain AKA Trochanteric Bursitis

    Have you got pain in the outer part of your Hip? Is it painful when you lie on it?

    You probably have Outer Hip Pain! We call it lateral Hip Pain which means the same thing but an old term for pain in this area is trochanteric bursitis.


    What are the symptoms?

    The main symptoms are pain in the outer part of your hip, sometimes into your groin and sometimes down the outer part of your upper thigh.  It is normally painful to lie on and painful with walking a lot or going up and down stairs.


    Who gets it?

    2 very different groups get this problem; Women over 50 and Runners. Both for quite different reasons.


    What is it?

    In the past it was thought that pain in the outer hip was due to inflammation of the trochanteric bursa. Hence the name trochanteric bursitis. A bursa is a thin fluid filled sac that sits between tendons and bones.


    Science and research has now shown the trochanteric bursa is rarely the cause of pain in the outer hip.


    Some pain can be caused by hip joint problems BUT most pain in the outer hip is caused by the gluteal tendons.

    These are the tendons attaching your butt muscles to the bony outer part of your hip at the top of your leg. As a result it now gets called gluteal tendinopathy which means 'a problem with the tendon'.


    Do I need an x-ray or scan?

    If you have gluteal tendinopathy, no, you do not need a scan. If following our examination and assessment we find that this is NOT the cause of your pain and we feel you need a scan of either your back or Hip, we will write to your GP or consultant to arrange one.


    Do I need an injection?

    If you are reading this and you have already had an injection then you know the answer to this! In almost all cases an injection will NOT help. There are the odd cases that an injection is helpful but we will be able to make a recommendation once we have assessed you.


    How do I get better?

    This one is easy, REHAB. Yes that is right. NO machines NO acupuncture.  They are a waste of your time!


    So if you have outer hip pain, we can help! Book now, or get in touch.


    People in pain often leave it a long time before asking for help,they don't know what is wrong, and worry about the future.


    We specialise in modern physio to help people live the life they want and keep doing the things they love.


    Tell us how your outer hip pain affects you:

      Outer Hip Pain making your life miserable?

      End your pain and stiffness with our expert help


      We'll help you find out what's wrong

      We'll give you peace of mind so that you are confident and know you are safe to keep moving

      We'll help you to keep active

      Stay healthy and do what you love whether its walking, running, playing sports or chasing after your kids all day!


      We'll help you to stay free from painkillers

      No more reaching for the medicine cabinet. PLUS - they're no good for your long term health anyway, they don't actually do anything to fix theproblem, they just mask it

      We'll help you to avoid unnecessary surgery

      We’ll quickly help you understand the root-cause of what’s going on so you can learn most things get better without surgery instead of it being the first and only option


      We'll help you to get more enjoyment out of life!

      Relax and enjoy the quality time with your family and friends that aches and
      pains can steal from you, and finally get a good night sleep without tossing and turning

      We have helped thousands of people get better from Outer Hip Pain.

      From a 1 week episode to 10 years worth of outer hip pain. It’s still one of the most common problems that we see in our physio clinic in Macclesfield Cheshire.

      When it comes to Outer Hip Pain, it feels like everyone has an opinion on what’s best for you. It can be confusing to know who to listen to and who to trust. Most of the advice is often out of date.

      One thing that is certain about Outer Hip Pain is that your pain and the contributing factors to it are individual to you. So what might have worked for a friend will not work for you.

      If one treatment worked for everyone then Outer Hip Pain would not be the problem it is!

      Frequently heard problems

      Here are some things that our clients have said to us about their
      Outer Hip Pain before they came to us.

      “I have tried other treatment in the past but nothing they said or did seemed to help”

      Mark - 52

      'I thought it would just go away, but it didn't'

      Suzanne - 43

      “Pain killers have not got rid of my pain”

      Margie - 72

      “Someone told me my pain is a sign of aging and I just accepted it!”

      Kenny - 68

      “I have tried exercise videos for my pain but they don’t help and sometimes make it worse”

      Alex - 23

      We have helped over
      satisfied customers!

      After years of pain in my right hip area Hogan & Mitchell sorted me out and after teaching me how to treat it with exercises and strength work I am pain free. I have recommended several people to this company and will continue to do so. They are very friendly and I felt very comfortable at all times they knew exactly what was needed.

      Lyndesy W.

      I found not only did Hogan and Mitchell rebuild my confidence so I had the belief in myself that I could do more than I thought and work through my pain in my hips to help me get back to being active again and enjoy my activities. They gave me exercises that I could do on my own at home. They understood that as I love my yoga that I would engage and continue with exercises that they introduced, if they followed this theme. They were incredibly supportive and I know where they are if any need any further help in the future. Would definitely recommend, very professional and great at what they do

      Sarah J.

      The "Get Rid of Your Outer Hip Pain Plan"

      1. Book an appointment
      2. Get a diagnosis
      3. Get a bespoke treatment & rehab plan
      4. Carry out the plan (important!)
      5. Get better!

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      4. We promise that if we cannot solve your problem, we will put you in touch with the right person who can.



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