Bursitis is an inflammation of one of two bursae, which are small, fluid-filled sacs that cushion the bones in the hip area. The trochanteric bursa covers the bony point of the hip bone, and the iliopsoas bursa is locate... More » Health Conditions & Diseases

According to the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons, elbow bursitis is a condition in which the bursa surrounding the elbow joint fills with fluid and becomes inflamed. This causes the elbow to ache and for the pati... More » Health Conditions & Diseases

The standard treatment for bursitis includes resting, immobilizing the joint, applying ice and using over-the-counter medication to relieve the pain. The Merck Manual indicates a doctor may prescribe stronger analgesics ... More » Health Conditions & Diseases
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Hip bursitis is usually treated by resting the affected joint, applying ice packs and taking medications to reduce pain and inflammation according to MedicineNet. Severe cases may require aspiration to remove fluid accum... More » Health Conditions & Diseases

The hip pain associated with bursitis is treated by managing the inflammation of the bursa membrane, according to the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons. Most often, this is accomplished through non-surgical means,... More » Health Conditions & Diseases

Doctors can treat bursitis in the shoulder by injecting the damaged area with corticosteroids to reduce inflammation, claims WebMD. If the bursitis is severe, a doctor aspirates the bursa using a needle. Doctors also rec... More » Health Conditions & Diseases

Bursitis occurs when the bursa sacs become inflamed and can even fill with fluid, as stated by the Johns Hopkins Department of Orthopaedic Surgery. This condition can be reoccurring, trauma induced or the result of an in... More » Health Conditions & Diseases