Bursitis Treatments Washington DC

Bursitis will occur following a fracture, dislocation or tendonitis. Bursitis will also be present from previous injury, muscular imbalances or repetitive movements, such as racquet sports, factory work and computer work.

Annandale Foot & Ankle Center
(703) 239-4311
7540 Little River Tpke
Annandale, VA
Hours
Monday 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Tuesday 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Wednesday 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Thursday 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Friday 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Saturday Closed
Sunday Closed
Services
Bunion Treatment, Diabetic Shoes, Foot Orthotics, Foot Pain, Podiatric Deformities, Podiatric Disorder Treatment, Podiatric Orthopedics, Podiatric Paralytic Treatment, Podiatric Sports Therapy, Podiatric Surgery, Podiatrists

Mark N. Levy
(301) 762-4636
1201 Seven Locks Road
Rockville, MD
Business
Mark N. Levy, DPM
Specialties
Podiatry
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Dr.Arnold Ravick
(202) 223-0500
1145 19Th St
Washington, DC
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M
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Podiatrist
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Hospital: Sibley Memorial
Online Appt Scheduling: Yes
Accepting New Patients: Yes
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5.0, out of 5 based on 8, reviews.

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Dr.LAWRENCE LAZAR
(301) 231-9393
1145 19th St NW # 409
Washington, DC
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M
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Podiatrist
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Accepting New Patients: Yes
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5.0, out of 5 based on 1, reviews.

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Dr.Harold Glickman
(202) 833-9797
1145 19th St NW # 508
Washington, DC
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M
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Podiatrist
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Accepting New Patients: Yes
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5.0, out of 5 based on 3, reviews.

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Stephen Stern DPM
(703) 281-4500
301 Maple Ave W
Vienna, VA
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Podiatry

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Crofton Podiatry
(410) 881-7663
2411 Crofton Lane Ste. 25
Crofton, MD
Hours
Monday 4:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Tuesday 9:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Wednesday 9:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Thursday 9:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Friday 9:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Saturday Closed
Sunday Closed
Services
Bunion Treatment, Diabetic Shoes, Foot Orthotics, Foot Pain, Podiatric Deformities, Podiatric Disorder Treatment, Podiatric Orthopedics, Podiatric Paralytic Treatment, Podiatric Sports Therapy, Podiatric Surgery, Podiatrists

Dr.David I Tossman
(202) 223-8460
1712 I St NW # 508
Washington, DC
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M
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Podiatrist
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Online Appt Scheduling: Yes
Accepting New Patients: Yes
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5.0, out of 5 based on 2, reviews.

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Dr.Ian Beiser
(202) 833-9109
1145 19th Street Northwest #203
Washington, DC
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M
Speciality
Podiatrist
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Accepting New Patients: Yes
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4.1, out of 5 based on 4, reviews.

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Dr.Lee Firestone
(202) 223-4616
2021 K St
Washington, DC
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M
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Podiatrist
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Bursitis

How to Treat Bursitis

by Ian Brown

A bursa is a small, pad-like sac that is lined with fluid. They are found in connective tissue around joints. The purpose of a bursa is to decrease friction between structures where there is a high degree of friction present. Bursitis is usually present due to a secondary injury. Bursitis will occur following a fracture, dislocation or tendonitis. Bursitis will also be present from previous injury, muscular imbalances or repetitive movements, such as racquet sports, factory work and computer work. With acute bursitis you will feel an intense, constant, pain around the bursa, which will be around a joint. Range of motion will be very limited and inflammation will be present. If not treated, symptoms will last approximately ten days, becoming a dull ache, and fade within four to six weeks. In a chronic stage, the onset is gradual and may last for years. There will always be a discomfort in the joint, with pain being felt at the end of your full range of motion due to compression of the bursa.

To treat acute bursitis, it will almost be the same as usual. RICE without the "C". Rest, ice and elevation, but no compression. This will be continued for the first 48-72 hours. Avoid any compression of the bursa when putting ice on the injured area. Small movements of the joint may be performed with very limited discomfort being felt. After 72 hours, if the pain has been eliminated, lukewarm towels may be used around the area to he...

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