Bursitis

About- Bursitis also called bursa inflammation is the inflammation of the small, fluid-filled sacs called bursae that cushion the bones, tendons, and muscles near joints. This condition usually affects the shoulder, elbow, hip, buttocks, knees, and calf.

Symptoms-
 Adhesive capsulitis (frozen shoulder) 
 Hurt more while moving
 Pain
 Tenderness
 Redness
 Stiffness
 Swelling
 Thickening of the bursae

Causes-
The most common causes of 
Bursitis are repetitive motions or positions that put pressure on the bursae around a joint.  So common causes are
 Bad posture or walking habits
 Diabetes
 Extensive kneeling for tasks
 Gout
 Injury or trauma
 Joint deformities
 Leaning on the elbows for long periods
 Leg length differences
 Osteoarthritis
 Repetitive movement
 Rheumatoid arthritis
 Side effects of certain medications
 Poor stretching or conditioning before exercise 

Specialists to Visit
 Rheumatologist
 Sports Medicine
 Physiotherapist

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References-
https://www.mayoclinic.org
https://en.wikipedia.org
https://www.healthline.com
https://www.medicalnewstoday.com
https://www.webmd.com
https://www.nhs.uk
https://www.arthritis.org
https://www.medicinenet.com

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