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Dealing with bursitis of the elbow

Elbow bursitis is the most common types of bursitis. The bursa found outside of the tip of the elbow is known as olecranon bursa can be inflamed and swollen. This condition is called elbow bursitis or olecranon bursitis. Elbow bursitis happens in the olecranon bursa, which is a sac filled with fluid that functions as cushion and lubricant between the skin and the ...

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How to treat retrocalcaneal bursitis

Retrocalcaneal bursitis involves swelling of the retrocalcaneal bursa which is found at the back region of the heel bone known as calcaneal bone. The retrocalcaneal bursa is a slippery sac filled with fluids that functions as a padding and lubricant amidst the heel bone and the Achilles tendon. The inflammation is usually caused by irritation of the bursa.  The irritation is due to certain types of activiti ...

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How to treat pseudogout

Pseudogout is a type of arthritis that causes spontaneous and painful swelling of the joints. It happens with the formation of crystals in the synovial fluids. The fluids functions in lubricating the joints. The swelling causes pain and inflammation. This condition usually affects the knees, but the wrist, ankles and the elbows can also be affected. The symptoms usually last for days or even for weeks. Olde ...

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Remedies for peripheral edema

Peripheral edema is a condition where there is swelling in the arms and legs. This happens with accumulation of fluid in the tissues and result to swelling and painful area in the body. Symptoms of peripheral edema Puffiness of the feet, ankles, hands and arms and makes the skin looks stretched or shiny. [caption id="attachment_1543" align="alignright" width="300" ...

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Dealing with fibrositis

Fibrositis is inflammation of the small tough and muscular nodules found between the shoulder blades. When these muscles are excessively stressed and tensed, tiny buds of tissue will protrude through weak areas in the membranuous capsule of the muscles and become pinched and short of blood. The nodules cause pain and can compress the nerves and result to severe pa ...

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