Saturday, June 27, 2009

Bursitis...the irritation or inflammation or the bursa..

The bursa sac is located between tissues

tissues like the
bone, muscles, tendons and skin.

This sac is filled with a lubricating fluid.
The fluid helps decrease
the friction, rubbing and irritation of repetitive movement.

These bursa sacs are located in many areas.
The shoulders, elbows, hips and knees.

There are a multitude of causes for bursitis.

It could be through the overuse or an injury.
This could be from work, play or sports. Occupations as tradesmen such as electricians, carpentry,painters or landscaping are highly affected through the repetitive motion etc..

Gardening, shoveling, scrubbing, golf, tennis and pitching. The list can go on and on.

Check with your doctor for further information .
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