Introduction: Shoulder bursitis


Shoulder bursitis: Tendinitis and impingement syndrome are often accompanied by inflammation of the bursa sacs that protect the shoulder. An inflamed bursa is called bursitis. Inflammation caused by a disease such as rheumatoid arthritis may cause rotator cuff tendinitis and bursitis. Sports involving overuse of the shoulder and occupations requiring frequent overhead reaching are other potential causes of irritation to the rotator cuff or bursa and may lead to inflammation and impingement.1

Researching symptoms of Shoulder bursitis: Further information about the symptoms of Shoulder bursitis is available including a list of symptoms of Shoulder bursitis, or alternatively return to research other symptoms in the symptom center.

Treatments for Shoulder bursitis: Various information is available about treatments available for Shoulder bursitis, or research treatments for other diseases.

         Contents for Shoulder bursitis:

1. excerpt from Questions and Answers about Shoulder Problems: NIAMS

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