Bursitis: The Causes, Symptoms and Prevention

Bursitis: The Causes, Symptoms and Prevention

Bursa are fluid filled sacs located throughout the body near main joints. They help with proper gliding of joints and reduce friction during movement. When bursa become inflamed, bursitis occurs. Causes of Bursitis There are several causes but the most common include trauma, infections, or preexisting conditions, such as gout, which cause crystals to form…

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Golfer’s Elbow in the Winter?!

SportsMed Physical Therapy - Golfer's Elbow

What is Golfer’s Elbow? Golfer’s elbow or pitcher’s elbow, medically known as medial epicondylitis is a repetitive strain injury that affects the muscles and tendons surrounding the elbow. Specifically, this occurs on the inside of your elbow where the forearm flexor attaches called the medial epicondyle. How Does Golfer’s Elbow Happen? Golfer’s elbow¬†occurs from the…

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