Bursitis

Moveable joints (articular joints) are surrounded by one or more bursa sacs. If a bursa sac becomes irritated, it can become inflamed and lead to an arthritic joint pain condition known as bursitis.

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Shoulder bursitis occurs when the bursa in the shoulder becomes inflamed. Shoulder bursitis is closely associated with a condition called shoulder impingement syndrome (sometimes called subacromial pain syndrome).
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