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.

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Bakers Cyst on the knee

I hurt my knee quite severely when out bushwalking in the Mt Mitchell National Park a distance of approximately 5.0 kilometres up total distance almost 11k. I hadn’t been doing much strenuous walking and on the way down I got a nasty pain in my knee. My doctor told me I had a Bakers Cyst […]

Gabrielle W
QLD, Australia
General Bursitis

I have found these patches to be fantastic giving me huge relief. Regards

Jenny
United States
Baker's cyst

Ok, I have an arthritic knee from playing American football and having an operation when I was 18. Going to a doctor to have it drained would cost me well over $220… I tried the OSMO Patch about a 1-2 years ago, thinking it may be a gimmick, and is was no gimmick because it works. The pressure on my knee is lessened by morning and I can move around a lot better. I’m health conscious, watch what I eat, go to the gym 3-4 times a week and of course I work. It is important to be open to alternatives to the traditional doctor visit and the “give me a pill” attitude that most of the public has because we, as individuals, have to realize that we, not someone else, are the most interested in our own health. Thank you!

Mike M
Wisconsin, United States
General Bursitis

Hi, Just a feedback on the patches. I was certainly won over by them. Great product and would recommend them. Merry Xmas to all. Regards

Dawn T
VIC, Australia
Shoulder bursitis

Hi, I just reordered some of those wonderful patches. I also wanted to leave some feedback but couldn’t find anywhere on the site. I’ve used the patches once before for my shoulder bursitis. The most pain I have is at night, and it is very hard to sleep. So, I tried to patches, and to […]

Lyn B
VIC, Australia
Baker's cyst

Just want you to know that I was able to walk on the treadmill for 30 minutes yesterday without leg pain for the first time in over 2 years!  Thanks.

Bob R
Ohio, United States
Bursitis in my Elbow

Attention Toky, Customer care. Hi Toky, Just to say we’ve ordered 20 more patches as the first lot really improved the Bursitis in my Elbow. It reduced the pain mainly, but although it seems full of fluid in the mornings the swelling has not reduced greatly. Mind you it’s quite an art fitting them firmly […]

John W
QLD, Australia)
Baker's cyst

Dear Toky (customer care dept.) “Wow”, I cannot began to tell you how “Wonderful” IT IS to finally have relief   From such a painful ordeal!! I have used the OSMO Patch just twice, perhaps because it ruptured, it didn’t take as long for continue treatment to   be SOOOOO EFFECTIVE, I AM so thrilled!!  Please give  […]

Virgie B
California, United States
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