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  • Bursitis is caused by the inflammation of a bursa.
  • A bursa is a small fluid-filled sac that acts as a cushion between bone and soft tissue.
  • Common causes of bursitis include injury and overuse.
  • Treatment includes rest, ice packs, gentle mobilisation exercises and avoiding the activity that prompted the condition. 

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Reviewed on: 21-08-2019