There is a fluid-filled sac that serves a cushion between your skin and the bony tip of the elbow. It is called the ‘bursa.’ But the bursa can swell and become irritated as a result of repeated pressure on the elbow from leaning on it for an extended period of time which is typical of certain [Read More]
What is Olecranon Bursitis?
Olecranon bursitis is an elbow condition that causes pain, swelling, and redness in the tip of the elbow. The tip of the elbow houses the olecranon bursa. A bursa is a thin sac filled with fluid. There are many bursae distributed throughout the body. Bursae provide cushioning between bones and soft [Read More]
Recovery From Elbow Bursa Surgery
Elbow bursitis develops when the thin sac of fluid between the skin and the elbow’s pointy tip becomes inflamed. When this happens, it can cause swelling, pain, redness, and heat in the elbow. These symptoms can cause the elbow to look deformed and make it difficult for you to perform day to day [Read More]
How Do You Treat Bursitis of the Elbow?
Our joints all have protective fluid-filled sacs which are called bursae, and each bursa provides cushioning to the muscles, tendons, and bones of a joint. Trauma to the elbow joint can cause irritation and inflammation to the bursa, which is called elbow bursitis. When the bursa in the elbow is [Read More]
How Elbow Bursitis Is Treated
Bursitis is a painful condition that involves inflammation of the bursae, the fluid-filled sacs that cushion joints throughout the body. A bursa may become inflamed for various reasons such as overuse or trauma and is characterized by swelling, redness, and stiff and achy joints. The large joints of [Read More]