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What are the most common causes of bursitis?

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Dr. Thomas Deberardino
Orthopedic Surgery
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In brief: 3 main causes

Bursitis is an inflammation of the burse and is commonly caused by: 1.
overuse injury 2. direct trauma to area 3. response to injury to surrounding tissue (e.g., subacromial bursitis secondary to underlying partial thickness rotator cuff tear)

In brief: 3 main causes

Bursitis is an inflammation of the burse and is commonly caused by: 1.
overuse injury 2. direct trauma to area 3. response to injury to surrounding tissue (e.g., subacromial bursitis secondary to underlying partial thickness rotator cuff tear)
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