BursitisOverview

overview

Bursitis is the painful swelling of a joint, often caused by repetitive movement or an injury.

symptoms

Symptoms of bursitis include joint pain, redness and swelling.

treatments_overview

You can usually treat bursitis with things like rest, ice packs and painkillers.

prevention

To help prevent bursitis, stick to a healthy weight, warm up properly before exercise, and avoid knocking your joints.

Page last reviewed: 13/10/2017
Next review due: 13/10/2020