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Vol:8 Issue:5 Number:28 ISSN#:2564-2537
ACE Report #11754
Ace Report Cover Sports Medicine

Lower pain with focused ESWT versus therapeutic ultrasound for trochanteric pain syndrome

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OrthoEvidence. Lower pain with focused ESWT versus therapeutic ultrasound for trochanteric pain syndrome. ACE Report. 2019;8(5):28. Available from:

Study Type:Therapy
OE Level Evidence:2
Journal Level of Evidence:N/A

Focused extracorporeal shock wave therapy for greater trochanteric pain syndrome with gluteal tendinopathy: a randomized controlled trial

Clin Rehabil. 2019 Apr;33(4):670-680. doi: 10.1177/0269215518819255

Contributing Authors: C Lisi G Di Natali E Carlisi M Cecini F Manzoni C Tinelli

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50 patients with gluteal tendinopathy and trochanteric pain syndrome were randomized to three weekly sessions of focused extracorporeal shockwave therapy (f-ESWT) or ten daily sessions of therapeutic ultrasound (UST). Patients were assessed for pain and functional outcome at 2-month follow-up and 6-month follow-up. Numeric rating scale (NRS) for pain was significantly lower in the f-ESWT group com...

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