Your bursa is a fluid filled sac that lies between your tendons, muscles and bones, acting as a cushion. Bursitis occurs when there is irritation to the bursa resulting in swelling and pain. Bursitis is most common in adults over 40 years of age, as the tendons age they become less tolerant to stress and are less elastic, meaning a tear is more likely to occur. Bursitis most commonly occurs in the shoulder, hip, knee, elbow and rarely the in the achilles tendon.
Common causes of bursitis:
If you have bursitis, the affected joint may:
If you experience any of these symptoms or feel pain in any joints come and see our chiropractors at Lakeside Chiropractic for a full assessment. As poor posture, misaligned joints, tight muscles, abnormal foot biomechanics and nerves can all play a part in bursitis, chiropractors are well trained to treat this condition. Chiropractor’s treatment for bursitis can include a variety of methods.
In conjunction with manual manipulation and adjustment, chiropractors at Lakeside Chiropractic can use various other methods;
In cases where bursitis has gone undetected and untreated for long periods of time, the pain may be immense and the chiropractors here at Lakeside Chiropractic may send you for an x-ray or MRI to get a better picture of what is happening in the bursa. So if you are experiencing any joint pain please come in and see us at Lakeside Chiropractic or call us on 9300 0095 to make an appointment. You can also book online at www.lakesidechiro.com.au
Lakeside Chiropractic in Joondalup has experience chiropractors that not only treat spinal conditions. We accept all major health insurances and also provide HICAPS with these Private Health care providers BUPA, HBF, Medibank, NIB, GMF, SGIO, SGIC, ADFFH. If yours isn’t listed please ask.
We service the surrounding suburbs of Tapping, Edgewater, Joondalup, Wanneroo, Connolly, Heathridge, Iluka, Currambine, Yanchep, Carramar, Gnangara, Mullaloo, Padbury, Kingsley, Woodvale, Banksia Grove and Duncraig. Please come and see our friendly and experienced chiropractors to help with your symptoms.