. Bursitis - Causes, Symptoms and Treatment | CK Birla Hospital
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Bursitis is a painful condition that affects the joints. It happens when bursae, which serve as cushions between bones, tendons, and muscles and are loaded with fluid, inflame. Bursitis is an uncomfortable swelling that typically affects the joints and it can affect any joints in the body. It frequently occurs in the feet, knees, shoulders, and elbows. If you engage in a career or hobby that puts a lot of strain on your joints, your risk of developing bursitis increases.

Signs and symptoms
Signs and symptoms

If you have bursitis, below are some symptoms you might experience:

Causes
Causes

The most common causes of bursitis are as below

Diagnosis
Diagnosis

Doctors often diagnose bursitis based on medical history.

Treatment
Treatment

Bursitis typically heals on its own. But some symptoms can be reduced with conservative methods like rest, ice, and pain medication. If precautionary measures fail, you might need: