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What is bursitis?

What is Bursitis?

Bursitis is a common medical condition that will affect the majority of Americans at least once in their lifetime. Similar symptomatically to tendonitis, bursitis is caused by an inflamed bursa, a sac of lubricating fluid surrounding a joint. Bursitis most often manifests in the knees, hips, shoulders and elbows, and results from either repetitive, minor impact on the area, or a localized trauma.

For more information, take a look at our bursitis infographic below. If you’re experiencing the symptoms of bursitis, call us today to schedule an appointment.


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