Here you will find questions and answers about calculus (Tendinitis calcarea). From the causes to the treatment.
If you see the word Kalkschulter (Tendinitis calcarea) höDo not think your entire shoulder is calcified or your arm will soon be unusable. That's not how it is.
The causes of the Calcarea (Tendinitis calcarea) are different and can be caused by external influences or by mechanical overload. For a precise diagnosis a clarification by the orthopedist is necessary.
The first symptoms of a lime shoulder begin with tensions in the neck area and radiate over the shoulder in the arm. In addition, there is pain and a restriction of movement when the arm is lifted above the head. For example, when combing hair or blow-drying.
If the shoulder suddenly hurts like hell, it can be due to calcification in the tendon area of the shoulder. The good news for those affected: The so-called calculus shoulder often heals on its own.
If a chalk shoulder is diagnosed, conservative treatment is usually started immediately. Conservative here means: without surgery, ie treatment "from outside".
In the acute state a discharge for the Kalkschulter is appropriate. Because with every movement again an irritation, which makes a complaint-freedom impossible.
With a calcar shoulder (Tendinosis calcarea) the physiotherapeutic care is unavoidable. For each patient individually many treatment options are available. The goal of physiotherapy is to relieve the symptoms, restore normal mobility and build up strength.
Basically, a calcaneal shoulder (Tendinosis calcarea) can be operated on. However, before any surgery is considered, all conservative, non-operative measures must be taken to avoid surgery. Only when all these therapeutic measures have been exhausted should serious consideration be given to surgically removing the calcified foci.