Recent Examples of bursitis from the Web
The veteran small forward was sidelined in late December with bursitis in his right heel and expected back within two weeks.
Synovial sarcoma is a slow-growing cancer that attacks the soft tissues near large joints and is sometimes misdiagnosed as arthritis or bursitis, according to the Mayo Clinic.
The Spurs were without two-time NBA All-Star Kawhi Leonard (return from injury management), Manu Ginobili (right thigh contusion) and Rudy Gay (right heel bursitis).
Injury report: Rudy Gay (right heel bursitis), Manu Ginobili (right thigh contusion) and Kawhi Leonard (return from injury management) are out for tonight’s Spurs-76ers game.
Tendonitis in his right elbow and bursitis in his right shoulder forced him to set down his guitar and mandolin in the ’90s.
Hernandez managed just 86 2/3 innings in 2017, his first year since that cutoff, due to shoulder bursitis.
Johnson has only recently regained his stride, after missing six games in a seven game stretch due to ankle bursitis.
Back in the rotation just before the Christmas break after missing three games with ankle bursitis, the versatile forward has returned to the team's injury roll, with a recurrence that now has him out indefinitely.
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Did You Know?
A bursa is a little pouch filled with fluid that sits between a tendon and a bone. When the fluid becomes infected by bacteria or irritated by too much movement, bursitis results. Throwing a baseball too many times at one session, for example, may inflame and irritate one of the bursae (notice the plural form) in the shoulder. Bursitis in another part of the body may be known by a traditional name such as "housemaid's knee", "soldier's heel", or "tennis elbow". Bursitis generally goes away after a few weeks of resting the affected area, and the pain can be treated with ice packs and aspirin.
Origin and Etymology of bursitis
First Known Use: 1857See Words from the same year
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