How to Relieve Pain from Bursitis

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How to Relieve Pain from Bursitis

how-to-relieve-pain-from-bursitisBursae are small fluid filled sacs located at points between bones and the surrounding soft tissue such as ligaments, tendons, skin and muscles. Bursa cushion the movement of the joints in these areas and provide a barrier to friction. There are more than 160 bursae in your body that help your joints move smoothly.

Bursitis is a condition in which the bursae become irritated, swollen and inflamed. It is caused by an injury or overuse of a joint or when the bursae remain under pressure for an extended period of time. During Bursitis the sac of the bursa becomes filled with excess fluid causing pressure on the surrounding tissue. The most common areas plagued with Bursitis are in hips, shoulders, knees, elbows and Achilles tendons.[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column width=”1/1″ css=”.vc_custom_1435265388279{border-bottom-width: 2px !important;padding-top: 30px !important;border-bottom-color: #ebebeb !important;border-bottom-style: dotted !important;}”][vc_row_inner][vc_column_inner width=”1/4″][vc_single_image image=”16488″ border_color=”grey” img_link_large=”” img_link_target=”_self” img_size=”medium” css=”.vc_custom_1435323262786{margin-top: 15px !important;}”][/vc_column_inner][vc_column_inner width=”3/4″][vc_column_text]


A combination of stretching and strengthening exercises are recommended for treating bursitis. You’ll want to target your bursitis with different stretches depending on its location. You should do stretches every morning to get your muscles activated and engaged. Always stretch before any strengthening exercises to ensure that your body and warm and ready for more rigorous activity.[/vc_column_text][/vc_column_inner][/vc_row_inner][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column width=”1/1″][vc_row_inner][vc_column_inner width=”1/4″][vc_single_image image=”16489″ border_color=”grey” img_link_large=”” img_link_target=”_self” img_size=”medium” css=”.vc_custom_1435323271351{margin-top: 15px !important;}”][/vc_column_inner][vc_column_inner width=”3/4″][vc_column_text]

Foods to Eat if You Have Bursitis

  • Grapefruit and Oranges: These fruits are high in Vitamin C which helps the body to regenerate and repair damaged cells such as the tissues affected by bursitis.
  • Papaya & Pineapple: Papaya has a high concentration of papain and pineapple contains bromelain. Both of these nutrients help reduce the inflammation caused by bursitis.
  • Omega 3 Fatty Acids: These fats helps to reduce inflammation and build healthy tissue instead.
  • Broccoli, Spinach & Bananas: These three foods are all high in Vitamin B complex nutrients such a riboflavin, thiamine, and niacin which aid in regenerate damaged cells and creating healthy new cells
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Food to Avoid if You Have Bursitis:

  • Simple Carbohydrates: Refined carbohydrates are a high glycemic food which causes an increase in blood sugar and triggers inflammation. Also, eating an excess of refined carbohydrates increases the likelihood of obesity which puts an individual at a higher risk for Bursitis.
  • Legumes: The digestive enzymes in the body cannot properly digest the protein found in legumes which results in an inflammatory response.
  • Added Sugars: Any added sugars will create a spike in blood sugar which triggers inflammation in the body, therefore worsening your Bursitis.
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