Trochanteric bursitis is known to be painful and inflammatory. The bursa located on the outside of the femur on your hip. Trochanteric bursitis can be caused by many things, such as stress, bad posture or a fall. the pain can be felt on your hip and radiate down the lateral aspect of the thigh. Bursitis is the most common cause of pain in the hip. Bursitis of the hip is treatable and Javery Pain Institute uses a comprehensive approach to bursitis pain management. If you are experiencing the pain described, you might consider bursitis pain management in the Grand Rapids area.