Bursitis

Bursitis can happen anywhere in the body that there is a bursa, or fluid filled sac located in the joint, and refers to when the bursa is inflamed.  There is a bursa located in the elbow, shoulder, knee, and hip.  In total there are around 150 bursa through out the body.

 

Risk Factors for Bursitis

  • Overuse
  • Age
  • Previous injury in or around the joint
  • Postural dysfunction
  • Rheumatoid arthritis
  • Gout
  • Psoriatic arthritis
  • Thyroid disfunction
  • Infection
  • Poor diet

 

Treatment of Bursitis

ASTR treats bursitis by finding the source of the bursitis and treat accordingly.  ASTR may address things like scar tissue, fascia restriction, trigger point, and lifestyle.  The treatment is noninvasive, holistic, and virtually pain free.