Bursitis is caused by inflammation of the bursa - the fluid filled sac that cushions the movement between the bones, muscles and tendons - and aleve is an anti-inflammatory and yes, it and other anti-inflammatory's (NSAIDS) are used to treat bursitis. For more on bursitis click on the URL below.
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