- Joint Pain and Tenderness
- Warmth over the affected joint
- Limited range of motion
These are all symptoms of Bursitis.
What causes Bursitis?
Bursitis may be caused by overuse/ repetition, trauma, rheumatoid arthritis, gout, or infection. Even then, sometimes the cause cannot be determined.
What is Bursitis?
Inflammation of the fluid-filled sac (bursa) that lies between a tendon and skin, or between a tendon and bone. Some of the most common places for Bursitis occurs in the shoulder, knee, elbow, and hip. Other areas that my be affected include the Achilles tendon and the foot.
How can chiropractic help?
Joint manipulation can be very effective in loosening up the related soft tissue, restoring flexibility and alleviating pressure and friction over the affected area.
Be your bodies advocate and contact your local chiropractor if these symptoms occur. The sooner you catch this condition, the happier your body will be!