What is a bursa sac?

A bursa sac is an extremely important compartment found through our body. It can be regarded like a flat balloon with a small portion of oil in the middle. Imagine now that these balloons lay between regions within the body which move against one another, (like inside joints) and you can see how this would permit minimum friction and wear on the bones and cartilage by permitting a smooth gliding effect to take place.

Of course the bursa isn’t really a balloon, actually the bursa sac is essentially made from a special kind of tissue called synovial tissue which is highly vascularised and permits the controlled movement of water and tiny molecules to and from the inside space of the bursa. The oily substance in the middle of the bursa sac which supplies the gliding effect is named Synovial fluid. A major element of healthy and normal synovial fluid is Hyaluronic Acid (HA), a very long chain molecule that gives synovial fluid its viscosity and gliding effect, but which isn’t readily capable of being transported or lost via movement across the synovial tissue.

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General Bursitis

Thank you for the bursitis patches.  My husband has used them every night for 7 days and it is almost completely gone. He feels really good about it. Best regards,

Emmanuella G
New Jersey, United States
Elbow bursitis

Dear Toky, This is to follow up on my last email. After the 7th patch, the swelling began to go down. I did have to use all 10 patches, but by that time the swelling was gone and my elbow was back to normal. So the patches did work and I am completely satisfied. I […]

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California, United States
Baker's cyst

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Maria P
SA, Australia
Baker's cyst on both knees

I have been meaning to write you for some time now and tell you how great the OSMO patches have worked for me. 

I have Baker’s cyst that have developed over the past four years on both knees and have gone to an Orthopedic Specialist to have them drained via syringe numerous times, plus the cortisone shots.  Researching the topic one day, I discovered your website and hesitantly ordered the OSMO patches.  Just last week, I re-ordered your patches for the third time…. they work amazing. There is such a difference when I wake up in the morning after sleeping with them on my knees. 

The fluid is drawn out and mobility is greatly improved.  I will probably need surgery one day to repair torn cartilage in my knees, but these are a greatly helping me with the swelling/fluid build up like nothing else has before.
 
Thank you for developing such a wonderful product and for the prompt and efficient service when placing an order.  They are really helping me.

Janet R
Georgia, United States
Hip bursitis

Just to let you know, I had bursitis so bad in my hip I was missing work.  A co-worker had some of your patches and told me how well it worked for him.  In four days the pain in my hip was all gone.  I don’t know what Magic is in those, but thank you.

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Pamela A
Welshpool Powys, United Kingdom
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