Calcific tendonitis of the shoulder happens when calcium deposits form on the tendons of your shoulder. The tissues around the deposit can become inflamed, causing a great deal of shoulder pain. This condition is fairly common. It most often affects people over the age of 40.
This downloadable guide will help you understand what happens in the shoulder with calcific tendonitis, what tests your doctor will run to diagnose this condition and what you can do to help relieve the pain.