Bursitisenteenshttps://kidshealth.org/EN/images/headers/T-bursitis-enHD-AR1.jpgBursitis, an irritation of the small fluid sacs that provide cushioning in some joints, is often caused by sports-related injuries or repeated use of a particular joint.bursitus, pain in elbow, pain in knee, pain in hip, pain in ankle, ankle injury, knee injury, elbow injury, tennis elbow, shoulder injury, sports injury, hurt playing sports, banged knee, banged elbow, swollen, redness, inflamed, inflammation, burning, trouble moving joint11/28/200609/30/201909/30/2019Alvin Su, MD07/29/201935129f6a-a66c-4dce-94c1-890f6ef07812https://kidshealth.org/ws/RadyChildrens/en/teens/bursitis.html/<h3>What Is Bursitis?</h3> <p>Bursitis is swelling and irritation of a bursa. A bursa is a saclike structure that cushions <a href="https://kidshealth.org/ws/RadyChildrens/en/teens/bones-muscles-joints.html/">joints</a>. Bursitis (ber-SYE-tiss) usually happens in a shoulder, elbow, hip, or knee. But it can happen in other joints too.</p> <h3>What Are the Signs &amp; Symptoms of Bursitis?</h3> <p>Signs and symptoms of bursitis can include:</p> <ul> <li>joint pain</li> <li>joint stiffness</li> <li>joint swelling</li> <li>redness around the area of the joint</li> </ul> <p>Symptoms can vary depending on which joint is involved, what caused the irritation, and how long the person has had bursitis.</p> <h3>What Causes Bursitis?</h3> <p>Bursitis can happen from:</p> <ul> <li>overuse (doing the same motion over and over again, such as <a href="https://kidshealth.org/ws/RadyChildrens/en/teens/safety-baseball.html/">pitching</a>)</li> <li>injury</li> <li><a href="https://kidshealth.org/ws/RadyChildrens/en/teens/juv-rheumatoid-arthritis.html/">arthritis</a> (for example, from rheumatoid arthritis)</li> <li>infection</li> </ul> <p>In teens, the most common cause of bursitis is <a href="https://kidshealth.org/ws/RadyChildrens/en/teens/repetitive-stress-sports.html/">overuse</a>.</p> <p><img class="center" title="Diagram shows bursitis affecting a shoulder joint" src="https://kidshealth.org/EN/images/illustrations/bursitis-400x420-rd1-enIL.gif" alt="bursitis shoulder joint" name="1418-BURSITIS.GIF" /></p> <h3>How Is Bursitis Diagnosed?</h3> <p>Doctors diagnose bursitis by:</p> <ul> <li>asking questions about symptoms and activities</li> <li>doing an exam</li> </ul> <p>If doctors need more information or to check other injuries, they also might:</p> <ul> <li>get an ultrasound, MRI, or X-ray</li> <li>use a needle to take out some fluid from the bursa and send it for testing</li> </ul> <h3>How Is Bursitis Treated?</h3> <p>Treatment depends on the cause. For bursitis caused by overuse, treatment includes:</p> <ul> <li>rest</li> <li>pain relief with ibuprofen (Advil, Motrin, or store brand) or naproxen (Naprosyn, Aleve, or store brand)</li> <li>protecting the area with pads (for example, knee pads for kneeling or a cushion for sitting on a chair)</li> <li>avoiding positions and activities that press on the area (for example, cutting a slit in the heel of shoes to prevent pressure on the heel)</li> <li>applying ice wrapped in a towel or a heating pad for about 15 minutes a few times a day (whichever gives more comfort)</li> <li>exercises, stretches, or <a href="https://kidshealth.org/ws/RadyChildrens/en/teens/pt.html/">physical therapy (PT)</a></li> <li>injection of medicine into the bursa</li> </ul> <h3>Can Bursitis Be Prevented?</h3> <p>To lower the risk of bursitis:</p> <ul class="kh_longline_list"> <li>Play different sports to prevent doing the same motions all year.</li> <li>Use knee pads or a seat cushion when kneeling or sitting for a long time.</li> <li>Use proper technique for sports.</li> <li>Always warm up and stretch before and after sports.</li> <li>Stop activities that cause pain and get checked by a doctor or trainer before going back to the activity.</li> </ul>BursitisUna bursitis es la inflamación o irritación de una bolsa sinovial. Suelen afectar a los hombros, los codos, las caderas y las rodillas. Pero también pueden afectar a otras articulaciones. https://kidshealth.org/ws/RadyChildrens/es/teens/bursitis-esp.html/739476e0-8579-4254-9a79-66605ad3ddc4
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