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Skeletal Body System. Inflammation of the joints Bursa are small, fluid filled sacs that lubricate and relieve pressure between the bones, tendons and.

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1 Skeletal Body System

2 Inflammation of the joints Bursa are small, fluid filled sacs that lubricate and relieve pressure between the bones, tendons and muscles near the joints Over 15o bursae in the body Bursa helps make movement easy, painless Inflammation makes movement difficult, painful

3 Most common causes are overuse, direct trauma to a joint Repeated bumping or kneeling Sharp blow to the joints Prevalent in the hips, ankles, knees, shoulders and elbows. Infection, arthritis

4 Pain during movement Redness in area of inflamed bursa Swelling of the joints Warmth over injured joint

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6 July 14, 2008 had surgery to remove infected bursa sac from left knee Second surgery on August 2 Second surgery stapled down skin to prevent liquid from leaking 80 stitches, 3 ½ hour procedure

7 Blows to the joints cause blood vessels in the tissues that make up bursa to rip and tear Blood enters the bursa through the torn vessels Blood in bursa causes inflammatory reaction Walls of bursa thicken

8 Ice to reduce swelling Anti-Inflammatory drugs to relieve pain and to reduce swelling Injection of corticosteroid to infected area Antibiotics Surgery may be needed to drain fluid from bursa Rehab

9 “Bursitis.” MayoClinic.com 1 July Mayo Foundation for Medical Education and Research. 12 Feb “Olecranon Bursitis.” Snake River Orthopedics Feb p. p *Used for all slides


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