What causes hip bursitis?

What causes hip bursitis? Hip bursitis, also known as trochanteric bursitis, is caused by your iliotibial band rubbing on the outside part of your hip called the greater trochanter. This often causes pain on the side of your hip, and can make it painful to sleep on...

What will happen if a trigger finger is not treated?

What will happen if a trigger finger is not treated? If a trigger finger is not treated then over time your finger may start locking up, and then could become stuck. Most people don’t get to this point, but I have occasionally seen a locked finger in my time as an...

What happens if a baker’s cyst goes untreated?

What happens if a baker’s cyst goes untreated? Usually nothing happens if a baker’s cyst goes untreated. A baker’s cyst is just a sign that something else is wrong with your knee. If you injured your knee and it gets swollen, then you know that you did something...

Can you pop a ganglion cyst?

Can you pop a ganglion cyst? Can you pop a ganglion cyst? The short answer is yes, you can pop it, but don’t be surprised if it comes right back. I frequently see patients with ganglion cysts in my practice as an orthopedic surgeon in Colorado Springs, and I can tell...

How do you relieve SI joint pain?

How do you relieve SI joint pain?   Physical therapy is one of the best ways to relieve SI joint pain. If a course of physical therapy doesn’t help, many get relief with corticosteroid injections. Rarely some patients elect to get surgery to fuse their SI joint. Apart...