Pain on lateral aspect of hip over greater trochanter.

Pain may radiate down lateral aspect of thigh but not below knee.

External rotation of hip with abduction may exacerbate the pain.

Pain may be exacerbated by physical activity (walking, climbing stairs, running)

More common in women than men.
Peak incidence 40–60 years of age but can occur in adult of any age.

Sleep disturbance may be common when patient turns to lie on affected side.

Classic feature is point tenderness on palpation directly over greater trochanter which reproduces the pain.

Table 2: Clinical features of greater trochanteric pain syndrome