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Volume:10 Issue:3 Number:1 ISSN#:2563-5476
RCT
ACE Report #13099
Ace Report Cover Osteoarthritis

Greater Clinical Benefit with Higher Intensity Radio Extracorporeal Shockwave Therapy for Knee OA


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OrthoEvidence. Greater Clinical Benefit with Higher Intensity Radio Extracorporeal Shockwave Therapy for Knee OA. ACE Report. 2021;10(3):1. Available from: https://myorthoevidene.com/AceReport/Report/13099

Study Type:Therapy
OE Level Evidence:1
Journal Level of Evidence:2

Dose-related effects of radial extracorporeal shock wave therapy for knee osteoarthritis: A randomized controlled trial

J Rehabil Med. 2021 Jan 13

Contributing Authors: YF Zhang Y Liu SW Chou H Weng

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Synopsis

Eighty-nine patients with knee osteoarthritis were randomized into 4 groups to receive 4 sessions of weekly radial extracorporeal shock wave (rEWST) therapy with lower or higher density and shock numbers: LD/2,000 (n=19), LD/4,000 (n=19), HD/2,000 (n=19) and HD/4,000 (n=18) or control (n=14). The primary outcome of interest was pain evaluated using a visual analogue scale (VAS). The secondary outc...

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