What is a bursa at your your or cat?

The bursa is a sort of buffer. Bursas are located in areas of the body where there is friction, especially where tendons and muscles are located over the bones. Usually a bursa contains very little fluid. When a bursa gets damaged, there will be inflammation and a build up of fluid. This is called bursitis.

Clinical picture of your dog or cat

Most problems occur in the bursa of the elbow, ankle and knee. A fall, obesity, contact with hard surfaces and overburdening can damage a bursa, leading to inflammation and thus resulting in a very painful condition. Bursitis can develop acutely or over a long period of time. The cause of this conditions is not always evident and the beginning seems spontaneous . Literature describes spontaneous healing within 3 to 8 weeks. When bursitis develops into a chronic condition, action needs to be taken. A permanent swelling with build up of fluids and inflammation can be extremely painful. It limits the pet’s movements. With chronic bursitis there is often limping.

bursitis Move / click the cursor over the image. The colour change indicates the bursa.

Symptoms of you dog or cat

The pet has an adversity to warmth and does not want to be touched. It has no need to exercise and prefers lying down (preferably on the affected joint). It is reported that the pet sometimes licks the affected joint and gnaws at it. When the condition is prolonged, a solid lump is formed in the affected area. The skin can be swollen and red.

Treatment bursitis of you dog or cat

Acute Bursitis usually heals with rest, limited exercise and avoiding burdening the joint that caused the condition. When Bursitis starts to become chronic, with flare ups that last several days to several weeks, then treatment is necessary .By administering a mineral therapy with specific minerals, the surplus fluid will be dissolved and the inflammation will be dealt with. The pain will subside and you pet will start to moving again.

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Bursi-Fit is a complementary feed. Composition: Natrium phosphoricum, Calcium fluoratum, Kalium phosphoricum, Kalium sulfuricum. Additive: Microcristalline cellulose, Crosslinked sodium carboxymethyl cellulose, Silicic acid. Analytical constituents: raw ash 3,1% crude fat 0,2% rough egg white 1,5% crude fiber 7,7% Natrium 0,3%.

Dosage Bursi-Fit: for dog, cats and other small pets. Suitable for animals of all ages, including puppies and kittens. The herbal formula can be given for a prolonged period. Can be use when the animal is pregnant or weaning. Also use in case of diarrhoea. This formula has no known side effects with either short or long term. Interactions with other herbal formulas from Petherbs or with veterinary medication are not known and therefore this herbal formula can be administered simultaneously with all other products.


Cat, 2 times a day 1 tablet.
Dog, 2 times a day 2 tablets.
Dog large, 2 times a day 3 tablets.

To administer: with a bit of cheese, meat etc., whatever the animal likes. It is possible to mix it with a bit of food, just make sure everything is eaten.

Result: not immediately, it takes about 2-6 weeks.

Maintenance dose: when your animal is healthy again, you can reduce the dose by 50%.

Preventive dose: 50% of the normal dose.

300 mg tablets
300 mg tablets