calcium deposits in shoulder

by Helene
(Montreal, Canada)

I've had calcium removed from my arm twice now. 2nd time..almost none but was told it was the shell (which was quite big) that was causing the pain. He therefore fragmented the shell and said that I should have less pain but he also told me that the tendons are worn and I should be very careful doing any thing with my arm for a while.

Will the tendon repair itself?........
How long will it take?
Is there anything I can do to help speed along............
Will I get back all mobility in my arm?
Should I do physiotherapy?

Thank you for any help you can give me

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Dec 21, 2008
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shoulder tendon healing
by: Bart - SII

the tendons should heal some, provided you rest and give them time to recover. The best thing you can do for this is to go through some type of rehabilitation. The deposits and wearing down of the tendons is likely caused by some type of imbalance or dysfunction in the shoulder and therapy may be able to help correct that, hopefully stopping the cause of the problem.

Bart

May 31, 2011
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calcium deposits in shoulder
by: Anonymous

..I have had calcium deposits in/on my shoulders (left one is the worst) now for well over 2 years now, and 3 cortizone needles later, going for my forth soon I hope, which does give me some relief for almost 3 months at a time..However, it now has become so painful/chronic, that I cannot sleep anymore, and if by chance I doze of at night, the pain is just so severe that it wakes me up within a few minutes..I am so tired of this, feel like crying from all the pain in my body, and listening to the snapping in my shoulders..I have been and still am taking very a strong and prescribed medication/narcotic which was prescribed for chronic back pain a few years ago, and this doesn't even help my shoulder pain much at all..I am very inclined to now believe I may have bone cancer because the pain is just so great, of which now also goes down my arms, my hands are swelling up, and I'm having far to many headaches..Has or does anyone else out there have this and/or are you struggling with the same type of symptoms?..I am 55 years old now so I also realize things do get worse and take longer to heal, but this is just ridiculous anymore..I find it very hard to remain grateful, which I always have been, but am declining alot because of the pain..I would like to hear from anyone that this is normal for an alleged calcification shoulder, and which is now in the other one, and also now on my pelvic bone region..I really do empathize with anyone else out there who suffers with this or is in any type of chronic pain..It's certainly an entire new era added to my life, especially when I was also diagnosed with chronic back pain almost 8 years ago..My shoulder pain makes my pain back feel very minor in comparison..Take care everyone and I do hope someone will also share their experiences and leave a comment or two regarding all of this and what you may be going through as well..

Aug 08, 2012
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by: Brenda

I have also been told that I have calcification in the right shoulder on the tendons. It started with pain only in my shoulder and when I would extend over my head or behing my back. My doctor has said there is nothing that can be done. However the pain has worsened and it seems to have affected the fine mottor skills in my hand and there is a shake in my hand making eating a real chore as well. I had a serious bout of pain last night when I reached behind myself in bed to scratch the back of my leg. It was debilitating to say the least and my boyfriend had to litterallly pick my arm and rest it on my hip for me while I cried like a wounded animal. I can not sleep or bathe properly and have now been of work for almost two months. I am starting to believe as well that it is much more than calcification of the tendons. Reason being every joint and muscle in my right arm now is also filled with pain. Some advice is much needed.

Aug 08, 2012
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by: Brenda

I have also been told that I have calcification in the right shoulder on the tendons. It started with pain only in my shoulder and when I would extend over my head or behing my back. My doctor has said there is nothing that can be done. However the pain has worsened and it seems to have affected the fine mottor skills in my hand and there is a shake in my hand making eating a real chore as well. I had a serious bout of pain last night when I reached behind myself in bed to scratch the back of my leg. It was debilitating to say the least and my boyfriend had to litterallly pick my arm and rest it on my hip for me while I cried like a wounded animal. I can not sleep or bathe properly and have now been of work for almost two months. I am starting to believe as well that it is much more than calcification of the tendons. Reason being every joint and muscle in my right arm now is also filled with pain. Some advice is much needed.

Oct 02, 2015
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by: Anonymous

Calcium stores are little developments of calcium which can happen anyplace in the body, in spite of the fact that they are particularly regular in the shoulder. buy cheap coursework. The reason for calcium developments is not completely comprehended, despite the fact that specialists have think of a few hypotheses, extending from anxiety to vitamin inadequacies.

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