What Causes Bursitis?

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Filed Under: Bursitis, Bone & Joint Health
Last Reviewed 02/06/2014

Learn what conditions may cause bursitis, including infection and arthritis

The usual cause of bursitis is overuse or abuse. The repeated friction caused by a muscle rubbing over and over a bursa can cause the bursa to become inflamed, leading to pain. However, bursitis can also be caused by:

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