Ep 56 – Olecranon Bursitis: Don’t Bug the Bursa! “I Have a Client Who …” Pathology Conversations with Ruth Werner

A man with elbow pain holding his elbow

A myofascial massage therapist develops a work-related injury. No one warned us about this one! In an effort to save his thumbs and wrists, he developed bursitis on his elbow. Listen for what he did to deal with it and preserve his career.

Resources:

“Olecranon Bursitis: The Knobbly Elbow.” Accessed December 2020.  https://maxremedial.com/blog/2019/3/24/olecranon-bursitis-the-knobbly-elbow

Physiopedia. “Olecranon Bursitis.” Accessed December 2020. www.physio-pedia.com/Olecranon_Bursitis

Our contributor’s olecranon bursitis:

An elbow swollen and inflammed with bursitis

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Ruth Werner, author of A Massage Therapist's Guide to Pathology
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Author Bio: 

Ruth Werner is a former massage therapist, a writer, and an NCBTMB-approved continuing education provider. She wrote A Massage Therapist's Guide to Pathology, now in its seventh edition, which is used in massage schools worldwide. Werner is also a long-time Massage & Bodywork columnist, most notably of the Pathology Perspectives column. Werner is also ABMP's partner on Pocket Pathology, a web-based app and quick reference program that puts key information for nearly 200 common pathologies at your fingertips. Werner’s books are available at www.booksofdiscovery.com. And more information about her is available at www.ruthwerner.com

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