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A 50-year-old female asked:
Dr. Moshe Lewis
24 years experience in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Inflammation: Bursa are small sacs of synovial fluid in the body.Although there are more than 150, the most common bursa that people may be told is inflamed are by ... Read More
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Carl Zooberg
41 years experience in Orthopedic Surgery
Bursitis: Bursitis is an inflammation of the bursa which is a fluid filled sac usually over a bony prominence helping to decrease friction. Bursitis can be caus ... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stephen Rodrigues
37 years experience in Family Medicine
NO care = longtime: Bursitis is about alignment of the hip and leg or arm/hand/elbow/shoulder. The best therapy is myofascial tissue release therapy is on a spectrum from ... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Bolesta
39 years experience in Orthopedic Surgery
Irritation: A bursa is a normal part of the body over a prominence. We have them over the back of the elbow, front of the knee cap, on the top of the shoulder, an ... Read More
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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jason Black
24 years experience in Internal Medicine
Often: Bursitis is a general term that means inflammation of a bursa. The most common causes are overuse, direct trauma to the bursa, and infection.
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Abdul Ahmed
40 years experience in Orthopedic Surgery
Bursitis: Bursitis is inflammation of the bursa. Overtime it becomes thick walled and remains painful. One can have recurrent attacks of acute flare ups. It can ... Read More
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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Craig Morton
17 years experience in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Ice: Ice and stretching are very simple things that can be done at home for bursitis. If given permission by your md over the counter anti-inflammatories ... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Sparacino
36 years experience in Family Medicine
See below: This problem can only be solved by seeing your doctor and being evaluated face-to-face. After a thorough examination, your doctor should be able to t ... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Carl Zooberg
41 years experience in Orthopedic Surgery
Bursitis: Tenderness, sometimes redness and swelling, over a tendon or muscular attachment to a bone or joint sometimes caused by bruising or overuse. Get xray ... Read More
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Craig Morton
17 years experience in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
No: Bursitis is usually the result of overuse, injury, or improper mechanics. You can usually improve bursitis with a short course of medication, physica ... Read More
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