This is an irritation or swelling of the trochanteric bursa. This small, fluid-filled sac is found on the outer side of the femur. It acts as a cushion for the iliotibial band, a thick tendon in your leg.
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Sports Medicine North doctors are affiliated with the New England Baptist Orthopedics Program at Beverly Hospital.