Age- Bursitis becomes more common with aging.
Occupations or hobbies- If your work or hobby requires repetitive motion or pressure on particular bursae, your risk of developing bursitis increases. Examples include carpet laying, tile setting, gardening, painting and playing a musical instrument.
Other medical conditions- Certain systemic diseases and conditions — such as rheumatoid arthritis, gout and diabetes — increase your risk of developing bursitis. Being overweight can increase your risk of developing hip and knee bursitis.
– Pain that ranges from dull to burning
– Excessive swelling, redness, bruising or a rash in the affected area
– Sharp or shooting pain, especially when you exercise or exert yourself
– Pain is often present while at rest and may be sufficient to wake a person who rolls onto the affected side during sleep