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Knee Bursitis

Brief Outline of Knee Bursitis   Bursitis can be a painful condition, especially when located in the weight bearing knee joint. Since the job of the bursa is to cushion and lubricate the joint where friction is likely to occur, inflammation will result in  pain in most weight bearing, flexion, or extension activities. The knee […]

Trochanteric Bursitis

Brief Outline of Trochanteric Bursitis A bursa is a fluid-filled sac that acts as a cushion to allow smooth movement between two rough surfaces. This commonly occurs between a bony prominence and a tendon or near the attachment of tendons. Trochanteric bursitis results when the bursa over the greater trochanter of the femur is irritated […]

Common Shoulder Disorders

March 10, 2010

•             Rotator Cuff Tear and Tendinitis •             Shoulder Dislocation •             Adhesive capsulitis/ Frozen Shoulder •             Bursitis Treatment •             Physiotherapy •             Shock wave therapy •             Anti-inflammatory Injection •             Arthroscopy •             Arthroscopic repair and acromioplasty WHAT IS A ROTATOR CUFF TEAR? The rotator cuff is the network of muscles and tendons that forms a covering around the […]

Trochanteric Bursitis

March 2, 2010

WHAT IS TROCHANTERIC BURSITIS? Trochanteric bursitis is inflammation of the bursa, a fluid-filled sac near the lateral point of the hip joint known as the greater trochanter. When this bursa becomes irritated or inflamed, it causes pain in the hip. This is a common cause of hip pain. WHAT ARE THE CAUSES? One of the […]