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Bursitis is inflammation (swelling, pain, and warmth) of a bursa. A bursa is a flat, fluid-filled sac found between a bone and a tendon or muscle. It forms a cushion to help the tendon or muscle slide smoothly over the bone. Bursitis may be caused by long-term overuse, trauma, rheumatoid arthritis, gout, or infection. It usually affects the shoulder, knee, elbow, hip, or foot
Gadolinium-enhanced MRI of shoulders helps predict recurrence of polymyalgia rheumatica

Gadolinium-enhanced MRI of shoulders helps predict recurrence of polymyalgia rheumatica

Scientific evidence for and against causal associations for 47 adverse effects after immunization

Scientific evidence for and against causal associations for 47 adverse effects after immunization

Barefoot activities can improve balance and posture, prevent common injuries

Barefoot activities can improve balance and posture, prevent common injuries

PRP injections provide short- and long-term pain relief for patients with severe chronic hip bursitis

PRP injections provide short- and long-term pain relief for patients with severe chronic hip bursitis

Young athletes are more prone to hip impingement, say specialists

Young athletes are more prone to hip impingement, say specialists

Avoiding repetitive activities that increase stress on the joints may prevent bursitis

Avoiding repetitive activities that increase stress on the joints may prevent bursitis

Study finds evidence that pelvis does continue to widen throughout a person's lifetime

Study finds evidence that pelvis does continue to widen throughout a person's lifetime

Gilead presents Phase IIa data for HCV therapy at The Liver Meeting 2010

Gilead presents Phase IIa data for HCV therapy at The Liver Meeting 2010

ACOEM publishes new medical treatment guidelines for hip and groin disorders

ACOEM publishes new medical treatment guidelines for hip and groin disorders

Non-Surgical Orthopaedics: Shoulder and upper extremity injuries are very common

Non-Surgical Orthopaedics: Shoulder and upper extremity injuries are very common

Avoiding boomeritis: Tips from Mayo Clinic Women’s HealthSource

Avoiding boomeritis: Tips from Mayo Clinic Women’s HealthSource

Tips to avoid exercise-related injuries in baby boomers

Tips to avoid exercise-related injuries in baby boomers

Combat injuries are not the leading cause of medical evacuation from war zones

Combat injuries are not the leading cause of medical evacuation from war zones

NAPRELAN Dose Card launched by Victory Pharma

NAPRELAN Dose Card launched by Victory Pharma

Texting linked to pain in neck and shoulders among college students

Texting linked to pain in neck and shoulders among college students

TreatmentReport.com aims to promote health system efficiency

TreatmentReport.com aims to promote health system efficiency

Somatic Systems launches its second Clinical Somatics Professional Training Program

Somatic Systems launches its second Clinical Somatics Professional Training Program

Somatic Systems accelerates efforts on projects to provide pain care services to the US Military

Somatic Systems accelerates efforts on projects to provide pain care services to the US Military

Somatic Systems files financial reports with Pink Sheets

Somatic Systems files financial reports with Pink Sheets

FDA advisory panel recommends ban of pain medications Vicodin and Percocet

FDA advisory panel recommends ban of pain medications Vicodin and Percocet