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Bursitis is a condition that causes inflammation of the bursae, small fluid-filled sacs that cushion the joints and reduce friction between tendons and bones. When bursitis occurs in the shoulder joint, it can cause pain and limited mobility.

Ways to Prevent Bursitis
  • Avoiding repetitive overhead activities that put strain on the shoulder
  • Maintaining good posture while sitting and standing
  • Proper warm-up and stretching before physical activity
What Causes Bursitis ?
  • Overuse or repetitive overhead activities, such as throwing a ball or painting
  • Trauma or injury to the shoulder
  • Age-related degeneration or weakening of the tendons and bursae
Bursitis Symptoms
  • Pain in the shoulder joint, particularly when raising the arm
  • Swelling or tenderness in the shoulder
  • Limited range of motion in the shoulder joint
  • Aching or stiffness in the shoulder
When to See the Doctor
  • If you experience persistent shoulder pain or weakness
  • If you have difficulty using your arm or lifting objects
  • If you notice swelling or redness in the shoulder joint
Bursitis Treatment
  • Rest and avoiding activities that aggravate the shoulder
  • Applying ice or heat to the affected area
  • Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) to reduce pain and swelling
  • Corticosteroid injections to reduce inflammation and pain
  • In rare cases, surgical removal of the affected bursa may be necessary.
How Dr. Kunal Patel Can Help

Dr. Kunal Patel is an experienced orthopedic surgeon in chennai who specializes in the diagnosis and treatment of shoulder injuries and conditions, including shoulder bursitis. He can perform a thorough evaluation to determine the extent of your injury and recommend the most appropriate treatment option for your individual needs. Dr. Patel uses advanced surgical techniques and technology to provide personalized and effective care to his patients, helping them achieve optimal outcomes and regain their shoulder function.