Lower pain with focused ESWT versus therapeutic ultrasound for trochanteric pain syndrome
Focused extracorporeal shock wave therapy for greater trochanteric pain syndrome with gluteal tendinopathy: a randomized controlled trialClin Rehabil. 2019 Apr;33(4):670-680. doi: 10.1177/0269215518819255
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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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