Causes and Risk Factors
  • Bursitis is common in adults especially after age 40.
  • caused by repeated pressure on an area
  • using a joint too much.
  • High-risk activities include
  • Gardening •Raking •Carpentry •Shovelling •painting, •scrubbing•tennis•golf •skiing and
  • You can also get bursitis by sitting or standing the wrong way for a long time at work or home
  • by not stretching enough before you exercise.
  • Sudden injury can sometimes cause bursitis.
  • Stiff
  • Swollen
  • Red
  • Call your doctor if you have:
  • Fever (over 102 F)
  • Swelling, redness, and warmth in the area
  • General illness or more than one area that hurts
  • Trouble moving the joint
  • Pain that lasts longer than 2 weeks

 Physical therapy (PT) is care that aims to ease pain and help you function, move, and live better. You may need it to:

  • Relieve pain
  • Improve movement or ability
    • Prevent or recover from a sports injury
    • Prevent disability or surgery
    • Rehab after a stroke, accident, injury, or surgery
    • Work on balance to prevent a slip or fall
    • Manage a chronic illness like diabetes, heart disease, or arthritis
    • Recover after you give birth
    • Control your bowels or bladder
    • Adapt to an artificial limb
    • Learn to use assistive devices like a walker or cane
    • Get a splint or brace
    • People of all ages benefit from physical therapy. It can treat a variety of health problems.
    • Physical therapist are educated and trained to help treat all types of bursitis
    During the physical therapy evaluation, your therapist will take measurements to see what musculoskeletal deficits are present and design a personalized exercise program.
  • The program will be targeted to your specific needs and will aim to improve several areas.

You treatments  include:

  • Exercises or stretches guided by your therapist
  • to ease muscle pain or spasms
  • Manual therapy
  • deep tisssue release,
  • heat, or cold therapyultrasound 


Goals of rehabilitation are :-

  • help you learn to use an artificial limb
  • Practice with gadgets that help you move
  • stay balanced, like a cane or walker
  • Share this :

Make an appointment! Go there