What Is Pes Anserine Bursitis?

Q:
What is pes anserine bursitis?

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Pes anserine bursitis is a common sports injury, occurring approximately 2-3 cms below the knee joint. It is generally affect athletes especially runners and swimmers due to overuse. Overweight middle aged women can also be affected because of their increased pressure through the bursa.

You can feel the pain over a period of time , which means it develops gradually instead of suddenly. The pain may be aggravated when doing exercises like running and stair climbing.

The common causes of pes anserine bursitis include repetitive stress, muscle weakness, obesity, poor training techniques, etc. The common symptoms include pain in the related parts, swelling, stiffness, sleep disturbance, etc.

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