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 c0use 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.

Testimonials

Real accounts by real people. Hear what they have to say!

Hi I ordered these patches for my son who has terrible bursitis in his knee. He owns a carpet installing business and the constant kicking has really damaged his knee..He took meds..had steroid shot…nothing worked…The doctor told him he needed surgery… I had found your patches on line and they have worked for him. Thanks […]

- Sandra C, Rochester, United States

Hello! I am writing to sing your praises!  I am not kidding.  I was first diagnosed with a Baker’s cyst approximately three months ago.  The pain became increasingly intense, so I finally made an appointment with an orthopedic surgeon.  He explained that the cyst was most likely the result from a torn meniscus and that […]

- Ms. Dale C, Georgia, United States

Hi Danniel, I want to add to your list of testimonials my experience:- I developed a bursa on my right elbow by supporting a heavy electric motor under a washing machine whilst changing its brushes. There was no visible damage to the area but the bursa was the size of a tennis or even a […]

- Jim K, Lancashire, United Kingdom

Dear Toky, Thank you for your answer. My cyst is on the medial ventral surface of my knee.  I have been placing the patches directly on top of the cyst, although it cannot be seen, but I know where it is from the ultrasound studies and the pain. I shall try misting the area instead […]

- Jackie H, Ohio, United States

Hello, My name is Garry Gracey; I am a former HANDBALL CHAMPION.  I banged my elbow while playing handball.  It became swollen after a few days and my family doctor recommended not to drain the bursa on the elbow but to have it take its natural healing course. “Being impatient” I googled and found OSMO […]

- Garry I. Gracey, British Columbia, Canada
Have a Question?
Close

Do you have a question about OSMO Patch?

Simply complete the form below and we will get back to you shortly. Please note, our response does not constitute medical advice. Please consult your medical practitioner:

  • This field is for validation purposes and should be left unchanged.
Back to Top