Bursectomy

What is Bursectomy?

A bursa is a small sac filled with synovial fluid that cushions adjacent bone structures and reduces friction in joint movement. Bursectomy refers to the removal of one of these structures, usually due to chronic inflammation (bursitis) or infection.

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Help, Can anything be done to remove the bursas on my wife's Hip, on both sides. She has had physical
Theripy, pain releving shots, two epiderials...

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Surgical removal is the best option sir, minor procedure, no tension

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I am about to turn 27 with chronic hip and lower back pain since I fell pregnant with my daughter 3 years ago. A hip specialist has diagnosed...

doctor1 MD

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Bursectomy is a safe option when other fails

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Hi,
I am about to turn 27 with chronic hip and lower back pain since I fell pregnant with my daughter 3 years ago. A hip specialist has diagnosed...

doctor1 MD

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Surgery can be done.

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Hello,
Thanks for posting your query.
In case of trochanteric bursitis, the first line of...

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