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How many injections can I have to treat Pes Anserine Bursa After a TKR 21/2 years ago. I had one injection in Sept. 2013. Also had physio.
Bursal injury : This is a type of injury that affects a specialized sac of fluid called a bursa. We have many all over our body, in the ankle they can occur in front of or behind the achilles tendon. They can also form in response to pressure to serve as a buffer against irritation. When injured they can be painful and inflamed feeling much like a deep bruise. ...Read more
You can't.: The bursa in the shoulder is a potential space between the acromion (bone on top of the shoulder) and the rotator cuff. If you have a bursitis, you can treat it with an occasional steroid injection. If the pain persists you may need to have a surgery to take out the bursa. Get an evaluation with a shoulder specialist. ...Read more
Normal: The bursa of your shoulder is a normal structure. It lubricates the tendon between the bone (acromion). Assuming have bursitis. This can be treated with proper shoulder girdle strengthening, rest, nsaids, occasional injection, etc. If pain not improved after course of this for 4-6 weeks then may need to seek a shoulder specialist. ...Read more
The bursa in my shoulder is enflamed and stopping me from training. It's been like this since last year due to weight training. What do you reccomend?
Therapy ? injection: In younger pts persistent pain very well could be rotator cuff tendinopathy and typically responds to therapy to restore range of motion, normalize mechanics of the shoulder blade and optimize cuff strength. If this fails to improve upon symptoms after 6-8 wks an injection in space above rotator cuff may be reasonable. If still no improvement obtain MRI to exclude surgical conditions. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Bursitis treatment: Subacromial bursal fluid can arise from an irritated bursa, a partial or full thickness rotator cuff tear, or injured acromioclavicular joint. Management depends upon the gravity and etiology. Steroid injections may be useful for any/all entities mentioned, combined with physical therapy, rest, & NSAIDs. Surgery may be necessary for recalcitrant symptoms that are unresponsive to nonop therapy > 3m ...Read more
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