Irritation or inflammation of bursa is called bursitis. Bursa is a sac which is filled with fluid, located between bones, muscles, tendons and skin. Bursitis occurs mainly in shoulder, elbow, ankle, knee, buttocks, hip and thigh. If you have bursitis, the affected joint may feel stiff, look swollen and hurt more during movement. Medications to relieve pain, therapy and surgery are the possible methods of treatment
HOW IS BURSITIS DIAGNOSED?
Bursitis of the elbow is called tennis elbow since it is common among tennis players and golfers.