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I play tennis a lot; can it cause bursitis?
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Dr. Philip Chao
Radiology
2 doctors agree
In brief: Yes
Bursitis is inflammation of the bursa.

In brief: Yes
Bursitis is inflammation of the bursa.
Dr. Philip Chao
Dr. Philip Chao
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Dr. Kenneth Cheng
Family Medicine
In brief: Depends
The two most common causes for bursitis are trauma and activity (with infection being a distant third).
Bursitis can occur in the shoulders, elbows, hips, knees, and heels, with the elbows being the most common. Although "a lot of tennis" can increase you chances of bursitis, the risk is still small, yet the benefits from the tennis are great. I suggest one keeps up with the tennis!

In brief: Depends
The two most common causes for bursitis are trauma and activity (with infection being a distant third).
Bursitis can occur in the shoulders, elbows, hips, knees, and heels, with the elbows being the most common. Although "a lot of tennis" can increase you chances of bursitis, the risk is still small, yet the benefits from the tennis are great. I suggest one keeps up with the tennis!
Dr. Kenneth Cheng
Dr. Kenneth Cheng
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