Bursitis arthritis

Bursitis arthritisThe vast majority of lesions in the joints is a consequence of their lifestyles or complication or symptom accompanying a completely different disease. In the case of arthritis synovitis are responsible both of these factors.

Generated synovium and synovial bursa it is a very specific structure. With this fluid-filled sac pond is not only properly nourished, but also allows for free movement of the muscles and tendons on the bones.

Unfortunately, due to illness or job it breaks, thus leading to mutual abrasion of the bone structures. The group most at risk are people with tuberculosis, gout (high blood uric acid leads to the destruction of the membrane), rheumatoid arthritis or allergic reaction strong. Loss of bursitis is often caused by mechanical trauma or repeat for a long time, the same monotonous movements. Damage to the bursa is observed mainly in people between 15 and 50 years of age. The most commonly affected areas should be elbow, shoulder and hip.


The most typical, as for the majority of bone diseases is pain, tenderness, and significantly reduced mobility in the affected joint. With the progress of the inflammation, patients are weak, feverish. Shortly after waking up appears so. morning stiffness of the joints, which maintains an exceptionally long time. Changes of this type usually develop very long time, and associated disease symptoms can appear with varying intensity, and sometimes completely disappear after some time to come back with a vengeance.


Arthritis bursitis usually confirmed based on the patient’s medical history and physical examination. Sometimes, in order to rule out other factors that may cause unpleasant symptoms it is recommended to X-ray the painful joint. It may happen that inflammation of the bursa is a consequence of infection, so if there is such suspicions doctor instructs additional blood test.


Relief of symptoms and fight with the disease usually occurs in several ways. In addition to rehabilitation of selected individually to the needs of the patient leads to pharmacotherapy. It is based on non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (celecoxib, meloxicam) and glucocorticoids (prednisolone, triamcinolone). If the tests confirm the infection, treatment is supplemented by antibiotics.

In more serious cases, the pain attacks are very common, your doctor can easily puncture the pond and pull fluid from bursitis. Operating coincidences are performed extremely rare.