What is the role of ultrasound and electrical stimulation in the treatment of pes anserine bursitis?

Updated: May 08, 2018
  • Author: P Mark Glencross, MD, MPH, FACOEM, FAAPMR; Chief Editor: Milton J Klein, DO, MBA  more...
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Other appropriate means of and ideas for treating pes anserine bursitis include the following:

  • Ultrasound – This is reportedly effective in reducing inflammation associated with pes anserine bursitis

  • Electrical stimulation – This has been used in other forms of bursitis, although its use has not been documented specifically in pes anserine bursitis


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