Hey there, I have just been diagnosed with this after seeing a physio this week and his advice was as follows:
Total rest of impact exercise (no running!) Keep active with cycling, swimming and ideally aqua jogging Need to take strong anti-inflamatories (I have been prescribed Diclofenac) for at least 2 weeks then slowly try to build up again If the pain is not sorted after the above may need a cortisoid injection to take the inflamation down
Your problem may not be exactly the same as mine and would recommend a physio to double check nothing else is going on
Just wanted to say thanks for those that offered advice. Pavey - you were spot on. Saw a physio who says it is bursitis.
Got to spend a few weeks taking strong anti-inflamatories and icing frequently. Cycling is OK, bodypump isn't, no running but wants me to start aqua jogging. Don't know if I will manage that but I will keep as active as I can and hopefully that will sort it out.
I will try sticking with the spinning etc for now as it doesnt seem to affect it at all - just running. I did try the treadmill at the weekend and managed 20 minutes without pain but then outside yesterday it was sore after about 5 mins. So may try that for a bit. Hopefully not for long though, I love being outside!
All so frustrating. Doesn't bode well for the marathon if I get stuck at this stage..