What is a Knee Bursitis?

The knee has three bursa sacs that surround the joint. The bursa is a small gel-filled sac used to cushion and lubricate the soft tissue structures around the knee joint. Bursa are commonly inflamed as the result of tendonitis (jumper’s knee), arthritis or prolonged kneeling on the hard surfaces.

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Symptoms of Knee Bursitis

  • Knee Pain
  • Tenderness
  • Swelling
  • Warmth
  • Redness

Causes of Knee Bursitis

  • Frequent and sustained pressure on the knee (ie, kneeling for extended periods on hard surfaces) 
  • Forceful impact to your knee. 
  • Overuse or strenuous activity. 
  • Osteoarthritis of the knee. 
  • Bacterial infection. 

Knee Bursitis Solutions in NJ

Here at Performance Rehabilitation, we have many options to treat your knee bursitis, including non-surgical and surgical.

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