What is a Bursa (e):
A bursa is a lubricated fluid-filled sac. Major bursa are located adjacent to the tendons and near the large joints, such as the shoulders, elbows, hips, and knees. They function as a gliding surface to help reduce friction between moving tissues of the body.
Bursitis is an inflammation or irritation of the fluid-filled sacs (bursa) near or involving a joint or bony protrusion that normally helps to reduce friction between a tendon or bone as we move. Symptoms of bursitis may include; sharp pain which can be aggravated during use, additionally bursitis may result in limitation of movement in the effected joint (It should be noted that many individuals with Bursitis may not have any associated pain with their injury).
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Causes of bursitis may include sudden truma, infection, arthritis, or repeatative injury, such as overuse during work or play. Symptoms of bursitis: Causes of Bursitis.
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