Bursitis is characterised by inflammation of the bursae and is commonly due to:
2. Repetitive movement of an area.
3. Sudden impact onto the affected area.
4. Incorrect posture.
5.Arthritis such as rheumatoid arthritis, ankylosing spondylitis, psoriatic arthritis.
The most commonly affected bursae are the shoulders, elbows and knees.
Patients with bursitis may experience:
•Stiffness. •Pain with movement of the affected area.
•Swelling and redness.
Chiropractors are well trained to manage bursitis in a drug-free and effective manner. Treatments would usually involve manipulation/mobilisation of the joint, trigger point therapy, kinesiotaping and rehabilitation to reduce inflammation and promote healing.
If you are experiencing any of the symptoms associated with bursitis, please do not hesitate to come in for an examination at Spearwood Chiropractic. Call us on (08) 94183722 to make an appointment.
Spearwood Chiropractic strives to allow our patients to live a pain-free life by providing drug-free, effective and affordable care for joints and muscular issues for all ages.
Some common conditions our chiropractor treats are low back pain, neck pain, headache, sporting injuries, postural issues, nerve entrapment, general joint and muscle ache (jaw, shoulder, wrist, elbow, hip, knee, ankle and foot).
Private health insurance rebates are available at Spearwood Chiropractic. The amount of coverage varies so please refer to your insurer for your level of rebate.
Located in Spearwood, we service the surrounding suburbs of Coogee, Fremantle, Hamilton Hill, Beeliar, Success, Hammond Park, Aubin Grove, Bibra Lake, South Lake, Cockburn Central, Munster and Yangebup. To book an appointment, call us now on (08) 94183722.