- Try different work technique/ change hand used or posture positions, if your job requires repetitive tasks, and ensure you are taking frequent periods of rest.
- If constant kneeling, such a building, painting etc, utilise knee pads
- Use good manual lifting techniques. Incorrect techniques increase the load on hips and knees, which can irritate the bursa.
- Maintain a healthy weight and strengthen around the muscles of the joint. Reduced weight takes excess load off your joints (including the Bursa) and gradual strength exercise overtime toughens the bursa making them less prone to injury.
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