Bursitis, common cause of painful hips, knees, and elbows managed with nonsurgical treatments

Bursitis is a common cause of painful hips, knees, and elbows, but it can be managed with nonsurgical treatments. Bursitis occurs when the bursa – a small, fluid-filled sac that acts as a cushion and lubricator for our bones, muscles, and tends around our joints – becomes irritated or infected, causing pain through movement. If ...click here to read more

Walking barefoot indoors prevents plantar fasciitis, shin splints, bursitis and tendinitis

Supportive running shoes are common, but now we are learning that walking barefoot can prevent uncomfortable problems like plantar fasciitis, shin splints, bursitis and tendinitis. For years people have been singing the virtues of good foot support, such as stress relief on your feet and shock absorption; however, a U.S. foot expert, who spent years ...click here to read more

Top elbow pain causes: Tennis elbow, golfer’s elbow, cubital tunnel syndrome

Conditions such as tennis elbow, golfer’s elbow and cubital tunnel syndrome are common elbow pain causes. The elbow is a hinge joint located between the humerus and the upper arm. Along with the bicep muscles, the elbow allows for bending and rotating and the ligaments allow for stabilization. Elbow pain can also result from arthritis, ...click here to read more