A bursa is a soft tissue sac filled with fluid that your body uses to reduce friction between moveable structural components. It’s common for bursae to exist between tendons or between tendons and bone. Bursitis, occurs when this sac becomes inflamed. This can occur due to irritation of local structures. & often causes pain near the bursa.
The use of acupuncture may be used to reduce inflammation, relieve mechanical pressure on the bursa through targeting certain muscles in the area, and control pain.