Limited Clinical Benefit of Extracorporeal Shockwave Therapy for Insertional Achilles Tendinopathy
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OrthoEvidence. Limited Clinical Benefit of Extracorporeal Shockwave Therapy for Insertional Achilles Tendinopathy . ACE Report. 2020;9(12):18. Available from: https://myorthoevidene.com/AceReport/Report/12446
Effectiveness of Extracorporeal Shockwave Therapy in the Treatment of Chronic Insertional Achilles Tendinopathy.Foot Ankle Int . 2020 Apr;41(4):403-410
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Thirty-one patients with chronic insertional Achilles tendinopathy were randomized to receive low-energy extracorporeal shockwave therapy (ESWT) (n=16) or sham therapy (n=15). The primary outcome of interest was pain on a Visual Analogue Scale (VAS). The secondary outcome of interest was the VAS foot and ankle (VAS-FA) total score and pain, function and other complaints sub-scores. Additionally, t...
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