By Frank Alberta

How did I get “calcific tendonitis”?

Did you just wake up with shoulder pain one day? Never did anything to hurt it, right?  Well, one of the most common causes of shoulder pain is also one of the most frustrating.  Calcific tendonitis (aka calcifying/calcareous tendonitis or bursitis) is the result of a breakdown in the rotator cuff tendon (that's the tendonitis part) and a replacement of the tendon tissue with calcium deposits.  It goes through a couple of phases, but the resorptive phase is when the pain really kicks in because… [more]

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Frank G. Alberta, M.D.

Dr. Frank G. Alberta is a mainstay of the orthopaedic community here in North Jersey. With over 15 years of experience in shoulder/elbow/knee surgery, he’s a leader in the field—one who is regularly recognized as a Top Doc by respected publications in New York and New Jersey. He doesn’t simply treat patients, he rebuilds lives. And now we’re proud to welcome him to the expert team at Rothman Orthopaedics.

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