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Greater trochanteric pain syndrome

...challenges and opportunities for patients

  • Continuously present pain controls life
  • Mixed feelings on chances of recovery
  • Starting points for therapeutic interventions

Living with Greater trochanteric pain syndrome (GTPS) has a massive impact on patients, both in rest as well as during movement. The unclarity of the diagnosis and negligence of health care professionals is frustrating for patients, and especially those with chronic symptoms are pessimistic about their prognosis. This was found by British scientists who interviewed, and took inventory of the ideas, experiences, and expectations of ten patients suffering from GTPS.

 
 

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