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How is the best way to treat bursitis in ac joint?

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Dr. Robert Coats II
Orthopedic Surgery 23 years experience
Anti-inflammatories : Ac joint pain is usually due to inflammation, either due to trauma or arthritis. Oral and/or injectable steroids are the fastest way to treat inflammation. Ice, rest and nsaid's ate also very helpful treatments, but may take a little longer to work. Sometimes therapy or even surgery may be needed. See a board certified orthopaedic surgeon for evaluation and treatment.
Dr. Gregory Harvey
Orthopedic Surgery 38 years experience
Bursitis: Try a nsaids drug. If no improvement a cortisone injection can help.

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