Elbow Bursitis

Elbow bursitis, also known as Students elbow or Olecranon bursitis, is swelling and inflammation of the bursa at the back of the elbow. Symptoms Pain and swelling over the back of the elbow. Symptoms may come on rapidly from direct trauma, or develop over time with repetitive stress. If the bursa is infected, the skin …

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Shoulder Bursitis

Inside each of your shoulders is a tiny, fluid-filled sac known as a bursa. Bursae help reduce friction between the bones in your joints. If the bursa in your shoulder becomes inflamed, it leads to a condition known as shoulder bursitis. Some people are at higher risk for shoulder bursitis because they use their shoulders …

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Hip Bursitis

A bursa is a small sack of fluid which is usually positioned in between a bone and a muscle or tendon. The function of a bursa is to prevent friction between the bone and overlying soft tissue.  There are several bursas around the hip joint, but the most common type of hip bursitis is from …

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