Several studies describe the use of ESWT on the shoulder including calcific tendonitis
and rotator cuff arthropathies with good results.
Acute calcific tendonitis
(ACT) is an acute inflammatory condition of unknown etiology caused by the pathologic deposition of calcium hydroxyapatite crystals in tendons.
The calcific tendonitis
processes are described into four stages: precalcific, calcific, resorptive, and postcalcific.
Acute longus colli calcific tendonitis
causing neck pain and dysphagia.
Extracorporeal shock wave treatment for shoulder calcific tendonitis
: a systematic review.
(1) Calcific tendonitis
is a condition that causes the formation of a small usually about 1-2cm size calcium deposits (Hydroxyapatite) within the tendon of rotator cuff.
A severe sore throat in a middle-aged man: Calcific tendonitis
of the longus colli tendon.
Scibek, "Causation and management of calcific tendonitis
and periarthritis," Current Opinion in Rheumatology, vol.
Calcified tendinopathy or calcific tendonitis
(CT) is a chronic condition where deposits of calcium phosphate crystals accumulate in the midsubstance of the tendon fibers.
Given the clinical symptoms, physical examination and specific imaging findings, the diagnosis of acute calcific tendonitis
of the longus colli was established.
An ultrasound-directed nonsurgical needling technique reduced pain and improved mobility in 95% of adults with calcific tendonitis
An ultrasound-directed nonrgical needling techique reduced pain and improved mobility in 95% of adults with calcific tendonitis
of the shoulder.