Stephen J. Schueler, M.D.

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Ischial Bursitis Treatment

Treatment of ischial bursitis usually includes rest, cold compresses, use of a doughnut cushion while sitting, and nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory medications for pain. Additional treatment includes hamstring stretches and strengthening exercises. Severe cases may require injections of corticosteroid medication over the ischial tuberosity.

Treatment options for ischial bursitis include:

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Last Updated: Dec 16, 2010 References
Authors: Stephen J. Schueler, MD; John H. Beckett, MD; D. Scott Gettings, MD
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PubMed Ischial Bursitis References
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