Guide to Calcifications

Guide to "Calcifications":

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What are calcifications?

Calcifications are deposits of calcium salts on tissues and organs, similar to skeleton tissues. They form at the level of tendons, joints and muscle tissue. Calcifications are not all equal: they vary in size, shape and location.

How do they form and why?

Calcifications form due to chronic inflammation ignored for a long time. If the calcification is not resolved, the inflammation of surrounding tissue is sustained over time, leading very often to the formation of other calcific tissue. In other words, the plaque enlarges.

What are the symptoms?

The symptoms of calcific formation are important pain and movements impedance.
Who does it affect?

Who does it affect?

There isn't a clear etiology; it can affect anyone, from young to old. It's enough just a traumatic event caused by sport or particular intense work.


An ultrasound examination is essential to determine the stage of formation of the calcification.

Ecografia calcificazione

Effective treatments for calcifications

To solve the problem of calcification transdermal delivery of EDTA (Kela Gel) allows to remove from the beginning part of the calcium that forms the palque (a very strong bond is formed between EDTA and calcium particles, which are then disposed by the body).
For the phase of functional recovery are indispensable session of manual endothermy.
A further method for the treatment of calcification is ultrasound therapy. With the suitable frequency the calcific plaque breaks up.
This methods allow to avoid invasive surgery, generally challenging and with prolonged recovery after operation.