Goosefoot (Pes Anserine) Bursitis of the Knee

Top Washington D.C., Maryland, and Northern Virginia Orthopedic Surgeons Specializing in Goosefoot (Pes Anserine) Bursitis of the Knee

This condition is an inflammation of the pes anserine bursa, a fluid-filled sac between the tibia and the tendons of the hamstring muscle on the inner side of the knee. It can cause pain and restrict motion of the knee.

What is pes anserine bursitis?

This detailed video describes pes anserine bursitis, including its causes, symptoms, and treatment. Treatment options include rest, medications and physical therapy. If these aren't helpful, you may benefit from surgery. Your healthcare provider can create a plan that's right for you.