Is Bursitis the Cause of Your Pain

Has the swelling of your joints made it difficult to move? Is the sudden loss of movement keeping you from completing simple daily tasks? These may be sings of bursitis. This condition occurs when the bursa, or the sacks of fluid that sit between the joints, muscles and tendons, become swollen. At Total Pain Care, we understand how important it is to prevent bursitis and know that the right treatment for this condition is the key to your improved health.

Prevention is Key

Of the 160 bursae found in the body that are commonly exposed to aggressive or frequent movements, the most commonly injured are in the elbows, shoulders, ankles, knees, hips and thighs. There are several steps you can take to prevent this condition:

  • Protect any vulnerable body parts with pads or braces
  • Take breaks when making repetitive movements
  • Warm up and stretch before physical activity
  • Strengthen your muscles

Comprehensive Pain Management

Identifying the symptoms of bursitis is the first step in the journey to better health. Some of the most common signs generally include:

  • Pain that intensifies with movement
  • Tenderness
  • Inflammation
  • Lack of mobility

If you believe bursitis is the cause of your or a loved one’s pain, the pain management specialists of Total Pain Care are here to make a difference in your life.

Evaluation and Treatment

Our board-certified healthcare professionals will evaluate your injury to create a custom-made pain management plan that will move at your pace. It’s time to get you back to the pain-free life you deserve. Contact our location in New Jersey to schedule a consultation to diagnose your condition today.