Subacromial Bursitis

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This condition is a swelling of the subacromial bursa, a fluid-filled sac that creates a cushion between the acromion and the head of the humerus.

What is subacromial bursitis?

This detailed video describes the condition of subacromial 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.