10 Infectious/Septic Arthritis Description: joint inflammation as a result of an infection by bacteria, virus, parasites, or fungi; can damage tissueSymptoms: joint pain, redness, swelling, decreased ROM, weight loss, fatigue, fever/chills
11 Infectious/Septic Arthritis Diagnosis: blood tests, bone scans, X-Rays, MRI, CT scans, Bone BiopsyRisk Factors: weakened immune system, metal inplants (joints, screws), diabetes, removed spleen, gonorrhea, rheumatoid arthritis, immuno-depressant drugs
23 Bursitis Description: Swelling of the bursa (fluid pouch around joint) Symptoms: Swell/Pain when pressure applied, pain, stiffnessDiagnosis: Physical Exam, Medical History, Draw Bursa Fluid for testing
24 BursitisRisk Factors: Repetitive tasks; people who work on their knees (carpet layers, roofers, gardeners)Treatment:Medications: NSAIDS, CorticosteroidsIceDrain extra fluidsSurgery
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