What can be done at home to treat bursitis?
At home, it often helps to give the affected joint time to heal by reducing its use for a few days. Icing the affected bursa, for short periods of time, can help to reduce the swelling and pain. Alternatively, a heat pack may provide some relief.
Author: Karen McCloskey
First answered: 26 Nov 2014
Last reviewed: 17 Oct 2018
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