Calcific Cuff Tendinopathy

Calcific cuff tendinopathy is a problem with the shoulder’s tendons and muscles. This condition occurs due to the formation of calcium deposits in the tendons (tissue which attaches muscle to bone) of the rotator cuff (group of muscles and tendons stabilising the shoulder).

Calcific Cuff Tendinopathy


  • Pain while lifting your arm
  • Loss of motion
  • Stiffness in the shoulder
  • Severe pain disrupting sleep


  • Medical history
  • Physical examination
  • X-ray
  • Ultrasound scan

Non-Surgical Treatment:

  • Dry Needling
  • Steroid and Hyaluronic Acid Image Guided Injections
  • Image Guided Calcific Barbotage

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