A burse is a fluid filled sac that decreases friction between two tissues. The subacromial burse is located between the rotator cuff muscles and the acromion. In addition to decreasing friction, the burse protects the rotator cuff from injury when moving under the acromion.

Common Conditions

  • shoulder bursitis

  • shoulder impingement

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