Timothy Bhattacharyya MD


Calcium Deposits and Tendinitis (Calcific Tendinitis)

What is calcific tendinitis? Calcific tendinitis (also called calcific tendinopathy) happens when calcium builds up in the tendons. It is most common in the shoulders. But it may occur in the elbows, wrists, hands, hips, knees, or feet. People most affected by calcific tendinitis are between 30 and 50 years old. Women…

Rotator Cuff Problems: Exercises You Can Do at Home

Exercises are a very important part of treatment for a rotator cuff disorder. If you have pain, weakness, and stiffness in your shoulder from a rotator cuff problem, your doctor will likely suggest that you try exercises and other at-home treatments. These treatments may include rest, ice, heat, and NSAIDs such as…

Calcium Deposits and Tendinitis (Calcific Tendinitis)

What is calcific tendinitis? Calcific tendinitis (also called calcific tendinopathy) happens when calcium builds up in the tendons. It is most common in the shoulders. But it may occur in the elbows, wrists, hands, hips, knees, or feet. People most affected by calcific tendinitis are between 30 and 50 years old. Women…

Rotator Cuff Problems: Exercises You Can Do at Home

Exercises are a very important part of treatment for a rotator cuff disorder. If you have pain, weakness, and stiffness in your shoulder from a rotator cuff problem, your doctor will likely suggest that you try exercises and other at-home treatments. These treatments may include rest, ice, heat, and NSAIDs such as…

Ejercicio de balanceo en péndulo para el hombro

Si tiene dolor en la espalda, no haga este ejercicio. Mientras se sostiene de una mesa o del respaldo de una silla con el brazo sano, inclínese un poco hacia adelante y permita que el brazo lesionado cuelgue recto hacia abajo. Este ejercicio no usa los músculos del brazo. En cambio, utilice las piernas y las caderas…