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Is Bursitis A Permanent Condition
Why permanent?: Bursitis is often a secondary cause of another underlying issue. Rarely does bursitis occur spontaneously without some other defect contributing to its occurrence. First get evaluation by physician who specializes in musculoskeletal injury (physiatrist, orthopedics, or sports medicine. Many different meds can be used for bursitis pain & is best discussed with your doc, to see which 1 is right for u. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Is bursitis and shoulder impingement the same thing and what are the best treatment options for permanent relief?
Bursa: Is a little sac that protect ligaments from bone, shoulder impingement occurs as bone digs into the ligaments. ...Read more
60 yr male with untreated bursitis left shoulder 3mos. Does delaying treatment run any risk other than the pain associated with the condition?
Right knee pain that I think is pes anserine bursitis. I had surgery on my left knee so could the right leg condition develop from overcompensatation?
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Can degenerative disc disease, facet joint syndrome, and/or scapulothoracic bursitis cause excessive sleepiness and daytime drowsiness?
Advice on pain; hips & side legs both @ bedtime. Pain side of both lower limbs, occ' front. Suffer bursitis, deg' arth', thoracic spine disease low.?
Bursitis vs stenosis: Pain like this is most commonly hip bursitis. Stretching the bilateral hips will help. Occasionally you would have to get a bursal injection to help. If these measures do not help then you ned to look in the lumbar spine with an mri. Often lumbar spinal stenosis can cause the same symptoms. If that is the case then sometimes a lumbar esi is the next treatment option. ...Read more
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 the shoulder & hip bones (trochanteric bursitis).They tend to be located where muscles & tendons, slide across bone. When bursitis occurs, movement becomes difficult & painful. Treatment may include rest, ice, anti-inflammatory drugs, PT, or injections ...Read more
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 simple stretching, yoga, massage, chiro adjustments, john f. Barnes unwinding, hands-on manipulations, acupuncture, gunn-ims, dry needling to finally travell trigger point injections. ...Read more
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, and the outside of the hip (to name a few). They also the skin to move freely over the underlying bone and soft tissues. Normally thin, they become thick and painful with irritation. ...Read more
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 tell you what's wrong and what to do about it. ...Read more