A 52-year-old member asked:
What is bursitis, and what are its symptoms?
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Dr. Douglas Mund answered
45 years experience in Rheumatology
Inflammation: A bursa is a fluid filled sac rthat sits between muscle or between muscle and bone and assists with normal motion - like the ball bearings of the body. If a bursa becomes inflamed - by acute trauma, repetitive motions or activities or other forms of inflammation it causes local pain, possible swelling and usually loss of motion of the affected area.
Answered on Sep 30, 2018
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