The bursa is a fluid-filled sac or saclike cavity, esp. one countering friction at a joint. The bursa is very important and makes it natural and easy for us to move. It acts like a cushion between the bone and other parts of the body such as tendon, muscle or skin. Bursitis is inflammation or swelling of the bursa. Bursitis occurs from joint overuse or traumatic injury. Bursitis commonly occurs in the elbow or the knee joints. 

Common sites for Bursitis:

Here are some of the most common sites for bursitis

  • Shoulder
  • Elbow
  • Knee 
  • Ankle
  • Buttocks
  • Hip
  • Thigh
  • Pes anserine bursitis
  • Trochanteric bursitis

Bursitis Symptoms:

These are some of the symptoms of bursitis

  • Pain and tenderness to the touch
  • Swelling
  • Decreased joint range of motion 

Bursitis Preventation:

How to Prevent Bursitis

  • Avoid repetitive movement 
  • Warm up and cool down before sports or activities
Treatment for Bursitis:

Our doctors use ASTR to relieve bursitis pain and symptoms

  • Reduce inflammation using Cold Laser Therapy
  • ASTR Tools: Our doctors use a variety of ASTR tools to release myofascial restriction and scar tissue, which is very common with bursitis.
  • Special exercise program to restore normal movement

Give us a call TODAY to learn how we can help you to experience relief from bursitis

  • Patient avoided hip surgery.

  • Patient avoided back surgery.

  • This newborn came in unable to move his neck from the side position. He suffered from torticollis, severe neck and back spasms. After just 1 ASTR treatment, he had complete range of motion.

  • Patient came in unable to move his neck from the side position. After 3 ASTR treatments, he regained full range of motion.

  • This young gymnast came in unable to do the splits. After just 1 ASTR treatment, she had full range of motion.


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