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Is bursitis caused by overuse?

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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.

Answered 12/9/2014

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Yes: This is an overuse syndrome. Treated with rest, ice , anti-inflammatories, stretching and sometimes cortisone injections and physical therapy.

Answered 9/28/2016

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