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Body Areas Affected by Bursitis

Your joints are surrounded by fluid-filled sacs called bursae. When these sacs become inflamed, which often happens as a result of repetitive motion, the inflammation may develop into bursitis, which can be very painful or uncomfortable. As a result of the nature of their job, many construction workers get bursitis, typically in one of the areas more commonly affected by bursitis.

While our team at Hach & Rose, LLP, knows that recovering from bursitis can be a long and arduous process, costing a victim much in time and money, many construction workers in New York can get compensation for this injury. This compensation can go a long way in easing the recovery period for bursitis and alleviate some of the financial burdens a family might be facing.

Where Bursitis Affects People the Most

Bursitis can develop in many areas of the body, as every person has around 160 bursae in their body. However, the bursa that are most often affected by bursitis are located in the:

  • Shoulder
  • Elbow
  • Wrist
  • Hip
  • Knee
  • Heel
  • Toe

When these parts of your body suffer from pain caused by inflamed bursae, it can be very difficult to perform essential job duties, especially as a construction worker. This can cause you to lose a great deal of time at work, not to mention accrue medical bills when treating the bursitis.

Contact a Construction Injury Attorney in New York

Our attorneys at Hach & Rose, LLP, focus on helping construction workers seek compensation when they have been affected by work-related injuries and accidents, such as bursitis. To discuss your legal options and how we may be able to help you pursue compensation, call 866-LAWS-USA today.


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