Shoulder Surgery

Shoulder bursitis

Shoulder bursitis


Shoulder bursitis, is one of the reasons is fairly common in patients with shoulder pain. Call up the ceiling of the acromion bone structure of the shoulder joint of the humerus (arm bone) is located in the upper part of the distance between the tendons and the bursa. Bursitis is located in the tendons, the tendons of the shoulder bone ceiling in the distance during shoulder movement provides smooth shifts. In some people, trauma, strain and repetitive movements, contraction occurs from mid-age-related reasons such as arthritis. In this case, the shoulder impingement syndrome (disease) is mentioned. Therefore, irritation of the bursitis and tendons in this region is edema and swelling in the shoulder this situation (subacromial) is called bursitis.

What is the findigs in the case of shoulder bursitis?

If the shoulder bursitis, the shoulder joint and arm pain on the outer side of the arms are above the head positions the pain, shoulder pain, symptoms such as night lying next to the hassle movings up of patients seen in the back of your arms.

How to put the shoulder bursitis diagnosed?

Diagnosis of shoulder bursitis, orthopedic specialist consultation with complaints and will have an idea. Ask for the radiographic examination of bone pathologies. If you want to MRI study wants to view the bursa and tendons. Bursitis MR imaging can display both shoulders, both shoulder bursitis may be familiar with the trigger conditions.

How is the treatment of shoulder bursitis?

Shoulder bursitis, often with shoulder impingement syndrome or impingement disease is gone, shoulder impingement treatment determines the level of disease. Shoulder bursitis, physical examination, if the pain is very severe in patients imaged with MRI or ultrasound of the orthopedic doctor make injection into the bursitis. Mild to moderate pain at rest and antiemflamatuvar bursitis treatment that benefits the shoulder. Arthroscopic surgery in patients with advanced and persistent bursitis is very successful results.

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Prof.Dr. Seref Aktas