by Alexis Niemeyer
The affected joint may:
- Feel achy or stiff.
- Hurt more when you move it or press on it.
- Look swollen and red.
See a Doctor If You Have............
- Disabling joint pain
- Pain for more than one or two weeks
- Excessive swelling, redness, bruising, or a rash in the affected area
- Sharp or shooting pain
- A fever
The main cause of bursitis is the repetitive motion that irritates the joint, such as:
- Throwing a baseball
- Leaning on your elbows for a long extended period of time.
- Extensive kneeling
- Prolonged sitting
Treatment usually involves conservative measures such as rest, ice, and a pain reliever. If that doesn't work, other treatment include:
- Assistive device
Famous People with Bursitis
- Cena developed bursitis on his left elbow, resulting from a tear in his tricep.
- Elbow bursitis
- Hip Labral tear resulting in bursitis.