A bursa is a sac filled with lubricating fluid located between tissues such as bone, muscle, tendons and skin that decreases friction and irritation between tissues. If the bursa is subjected to repeated trauma then it can become inflamed and swollen causing pain in the wrist.
The extensive use the wrist puts it at a considerable risk for injury; athletes are at an even higher risk – 9% of all athletic injuries involve the wrist. Sports that involve throwing, weight-bearing, twisting and impact
What athlete can do about it?
Visit Physioline for further treatment and rehabilitation