Shoulder Bursitis

Shoulder Bursitis


What is it?

Inflammation of the bursa (fluid filled sac- between the humerus (arm bone) and the acromion (tip of the shoulder). Could be caused from trauma, repetitive activities, lifting objects overhead.





Localized pain or swelling, tenderness, pain and loss of movement


How Can Physical Therapy Help?

Our therapy team at Rocky Mountain Physical Therapy will do a complete evaluation to determine an appropriate plan of care to help return you to your activities and goals. A treatment plan may include modalities to decrease inflammation and pain in the shoulder and bursa, along with strengthening exercises for improved shoulder alignment. Rest and ice would be recommended. Contact us at 970-460-0066 (Loveland/Johnstown/Windsor) or 970-568-8461 (Fort Collins) to schedule a FREE PHYSICAL THERAPY CONSULTATION to determine if therapy is appropriate for you!


Seriously, I walked in limping with a brace on my first day, and left feeling wonderful, and I kept improving after each visit!!! The exercises and attention from the therapists (Kelsey and Jamie) have helped me tremendously, which has enabled me to become more active than I have in a few years. I am truly grateful for their professionalism and attention to my individual need!! I’m HIGHLY recommend them!!

(Johnstown Clinic)



“Big help, great advisors, great customer service!”

(Johnstown Clinic)

I had postpartum hip issue when I first came into RMPT. I’ve had physical therapy before but never believed in it. This time Jason took over my case and after 12 sessions I am back to 100%. Thank you so much for taking such great care of me. (Fort Collins-Central Clinic)

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