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Swollen and Achy Joints? Get the Best Bursitis Treatment in The Poconos at Back2Health

Are you suffering from swollen and achy elbows, shoulders or knees? If so, then you might be suffering from a condition called Bursitis. Get back to your normal health with the best treatment available in the Poconos by contacting our knowledgeable and experienced staff at Back2Health. Our award-winning team will help you get better in no time with a treatment plan completely personalized to meet your specific needs.

We’ve been named the #1 chiropractor’s office in the Poconos for six years in a row. It’s an honor to be recognized for our experience and professionalism and pride ourselves on administering treatments that are individualized for each patient. Our team is always on hand to speak with you. Enjoy a free 15-minute phone consultation and describe your symptoms to us. We’ll begin by giving you an initial diagnosis and discuss treatment options so that you can begin your road to recovery.


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What is Bursitis?
Bursitis is a rather painful condition that is caused by the swelling of the bursae, cushioned liquid-filled sacs that cover different bones, tendons and muscles around joints like knees, shoulders, elbows and even your hip. Bursitis can also affect your heel and your big toes. The bursae become inflamed and red which leads to aching and stiffness.

Bursitis can quickly become a disabling condition leading to intolerable pain and easily noticeable swelling and redness creating round bulb-like, liquid-filled protrusions over the affected joints.
These are some of the symptoms you should be aware of:
  • Sharp pain in your joints: hip, knees, elbows, and shoulders are the most common places where Bursitis appears. Toes and feet can also be affected.
  • Redness and swelling on the joints.
  • Increase in body temperature may also occur, causing a fever.
  • Crippling, disabling pain, sometimes making movement unbearable.
  • Redness over the affected joints.
What Causes Bursitis?
While usually associated with sports and physical activity, the truth is that Bursitis can also occur from daily routines and work-related tasks. It’s also worth noting that advanced age causes your body to be much more predisposed to being afflicted with Bursitis, as your joints progressively lose strength and become prone to different types of injuries and both muscular and skeletal conditions.

But let’s take a look at the common causes for Bursitis, allowing you to further identify if what you’re feeling matches this condition:

  • Sports: Many sports that require you to execute repetitive movements over a short period of time, like baseball, tennis, basketball, and golf can cause Bursitis in your elbows, shoulders or knees. If you start feeling aching or you see that some swelling starts to appear, then you should take advantage of our 15-minute free phone consultation.
  • Sedentary jobs: Resting your elbows on a desk when working long hours in an office in front of a computer may also bring about Bursitis. The same goes for college students who put a lot of weight on their elbows and shoulders. If your job requires heavy lifting, your knees and hips may be affected.
  • Other activities: Scrubbing floors, walls or doors, painting, laying carpets and many other home-improvement tasks can hurt your joints if you’re not used to performing these repetitive movements. Nevertheless, the risks increase as we age.
All You Need To Know About Bursitis Treatment
So, now that you know the causes and symptoms of Bursitis, it’s time to learn how this painful condition can be treated. Remember that at Back2Health we are a team of experienced, passionate and highly professional staff ready to help you with your recovery.

Bursitis treatment is pretty straight-forward and it revolves around regaining strength in the affected areas either through physical therapy, massage therapy and chiropractic care. Recovering the normal mobility and strength of your joints and muscles will not only help your Bursitis go away quickly but also prevent it from coming back any time soon.

With the expert care of Dr. Nathan Laubach, Dr. Beth Laubach and Johanna M. Barnes, your personalized treatment plan will be managed by award-winning practitioners voted the #1 team of professionals in the Poconos for 6 years in a row. Call us today and get a free 15-minute phone consultation to describe your symptoms to us and reclaim your health. Remember that same-day appointments are possible, so contact us today!

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