Overuse or injury to the joint at work or play can also increase a person’s risk of bursitis. Examples of high-risk activities include gardening, carpentry, shoveling, painting, tennis, golf, skiing, and throwing. Incorrect posture at work or home and poor stretching or conditioning before exercise can also lead to bursitis.
- Rest and immobilize the affected area
- Avoiding activities that aggravate the problem
- Icing the area the day of the injury
- Reducing the inflammation by using Thermotex Platinum