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2009/07/16 17:09:02 (permalink)

physio

ive been having this pain in my bicep/shoulder for a while now and was at a physio yesterday and he says i have a lump of calicum or something else build up in my bicep/shoulder so he got out this plastic ball and started to rub it hard on my sore part ,
has anyone ever heard of anything like this as i dont know to take his word for it ,he is about 25yr old and i dont think he has much experience in this , im in a bit of pain today from this,
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    Re:physio 2009/07/16 18:25:43 (permalink)
    I have one on my heel, same thing?

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    Re:physio 2009/07/16 22:58:24 (permalink)
    I have the same thing on my shins, massive calcium deposits and had stress fractures.
    I got it from long distance running and had to give up on the doctors orders, although I had a few serious operations and major virus in my leg when I was a child, so it was a different case.

    What the physio is doing is trying to break down the calcium deposit and scar tissue by deep tissue massage. Its quite normal.
    You should also be getting Infra Red therapy, and Sonar therapy (if thats the correct name) around the shoulder joint and bicep tendons.

    I think Arnica is also recommended for helping to disperse the calcium deposit and help with the pain. I would try to find an accupuncturist, seems to work wonders.

    The physio should also be checking the alignment of your spine and traps etc. to ensure nothing is out of sync, as this is frequently how these problems occur.

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