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How is calcific tendinitis treated?

Kristofer J. Jones, MD
Orthopedic Surgery
People with calcific tendinitis tend to get better with a subacromial injection, which can be done at the doctor’s office or with a radiologist (the radiologist can do it under ultrasound guidance). The value of using ultrasound guidance is that the doctor can actually decompress the little calcific deposit with a needle and then inject the steroid to decrease inflammation. 

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