Bursitis in the Shoulder

Shoulder pain may be caused by inflammation of the bursae or tendons.


Your shoulder is a complex arrangement of bones, tendons, ligaments, muscles and bursae, which work together to allow for the widest range of motion of any joint in the body. You probably take for granted everything your shoulder allows you to do. When this most-versatile body part causes twinges of pain, especially when you raise your arm overhead, you may think you have arthritis.

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