What is Shoulder Bursitis?
A bursa is a tiny fluid-filled sac that functions as a gliding surface to reduce friction between tissues of the body. When injury or inflammation of a bursa around the shoulder joint occurs, shoulder bursitis is present.
Symptoms of Shoulder Bursistis
- Localised pain or swelling
Causes of Shoulder Bursistis
- Past Injury
- Rheumatic condition
Treatment for Shoulder Bursisitis
- Anti-Inflammatory Medication or Injection
- Using a syringe to remove the excess fluid
- Surgical Treatment