bursitis bursitis

Definition(s):

  • (n) inflammation of a bursa; frequently in the shoulder

Usage(s):

  1. His other bothersome health problem now is recurring bursitis.
  2. So did people with bursitis, a painful but transient joint inflammation, and a few with multiple sclerosis, a cyclical disease that often gets better before it gets worse.
  3. His bursitis was acting up.

News

  1. Tom Hanks Posts Graphic Video of His Elbow Surgery—It's Pretty Gross (and Funny)!

    TMI, Tom Hanks! The two-time Oscar winner underwent a procedure to relieve bursitis (the build-up of fluid) in his elbow yesterday—and he recorded the whole thing and put it on...
    on June 15, 2013     Source: E! Online

  2. Nationals shut down Harper for at least a week

    Nats oufielder Bryce Harper will be out at least another week with a knee injury. (Stephen Dunn/Getty Images) Harper received the injections on Monday from Dr. James Andrews, confirming a diagnosis of patella bursitis in the outfielder’s left knee.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Sports Illustrated

  3. Bryce Harper has no structural damage in knee; could resume activities in a week after re-evaluation

    The visit to Andrews reaffirmed the Nationals' original diagnosis of bursitis. Harper will be re-evaluated in a week and could return then.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Washington Post

Quotes

  1. "He said, at the time, that it was just tendinitis and some bursitis," Webb said. "He's seen my shoulder before, so he would know if it's changed over the years. That's why I have so much confidence in what he says."
    on Apr 9, 2009 By: Brandon Webb Source: MLB.com

  2. "It's just a little bursitis," manager Mike Hargrove said. "Probably, he swung the bat too much. He has been working hard."
    on Mar 8, 2007 By: Mike Hargrove Source: HeraldNet

  3. "I'm pain-free now so that's the most important thing," said Pettersen, who pulled out on the eve of the Ladies European Tour-sanctioned event due to pain in her left hip. "It was a little flare on the bone. They thought it was bursitis...
    on Apr 1, 2010 By: Suzann Pettersen Source: Arab News

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