Ischial bursa injection

David E. Gutierrez, Hana Azizi, Soo Yeon Kim, Karina Gritsenko

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter


The ischial bursa can become inflamed (ischial bursitis or ischiogluteal bursitis aka “Weaver’s bottom”) due to minor trauma and overuse and from prolonged sitting. Patients typically complain of buttocks pain or pain worsened by the seated position.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationPain Medicine
Subtitle of host publicationAn Essential Review
PublisherSpringer International Publishing
Number of pages4
ISBN (Electronic)9783319431338
ISBN (Print)9783319431314
StatePublished - Jan 1 2017


  • Fluoroscopy
  • Hamstring insertional tendon injury
  • Ischial bursitis
  • Ischiogluteal bursitis
  • Ultrasound
  • Weaver’s bottom

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • General Medicine


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