What is it? A bursa is a fluid filled sac which usually serves to cushion the joint and assists in shock absorption. Typically people experience “bursitis” when the bursa becomes swollen. The regions most commonly affected are the shoulder, the elbow, the knee, the hip and the heel. Pain can occur in the shoulder when …..
This is an injury that most people have probably heard of, or even experienced, but what actually is it and how does it come about? Also known as patellofemoral joint syndrome or patellofemoral pain syndrome (amongst other things), it is basically an inflammation of the area where the back of the knee-cap (patella) meets the …..