Bursitis - an Unimaginable Joint Pain

By: Sharon Hopkins

There are different types of bursitis which can create problems in your lives such as Shoulder bursitis, Olecranon Bursitis (Elbow), Trochanteric (Hip) Bursitis, Prepatellar (Kneecap) Bursitis. Complications can happen if inflamed bursa gets infected. This can occur when the inflamed bursa is close to the skin that would be in the case of olecranon bursitis. You can detect an infection if your wounds are around the area of bursitis, accompanied with fever, chill and mild sweats. Diseases like gout, arthritis, staphylococcal infection, tuberculosis, although rarely can increase your chances of bursitis.

Home Remedies for Bursitis

Restrict your movement and allow your joints to heal. It may prove to be the best medicine.

A continuous application of hot and cold compression can do the trick, 10 minutes hot, 10 minutes cold and so on and so forth.

Ginger is one of the best known fighters for such kind of pain. It can be applied directly on the skin by making a poultice or can be taken orally to overcome the pain.

Emu oil is known to treat bursitis problem due to high level of linolenic acid - which eases muscle and joint paints. The oleic acid is anti-inflammatory which penetrates the skin to provide the necessary relief.

You can eat alfalfa capsules which consist of rich minerals much needed for recuperation of the bones.

Apply vitamin E oil over the joints to have easy and free movement. Consuming vitamin E capsule is also very beneficial.

Castor oil compression also works in your favor. Apply good amount of castor oil over the affected area and cover it with cotton and then apply heating compression with a heating pad.

Stretching exercises may also provide a positive change in your life.

Warning: The reader of this article should exercise all precautionary measures while following instructions on the home remedies from this article. Avoid using any of these products if you are allergic to it. The responsibility lies with the reader and not with the site or the writer.

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