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Volume:23 Issue:1 Number:2 ISSN#:2563-5476
RCT
ACE Report #13438
Ace Report Cover Foot & Ankle

High Density and Sessions of ESWT Improves Pain, Function, QoL & Disability for Plantar Fasciitis


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OrthoEvidence. High Density and Sessions of ESWT Improves Pain, Function, QoL & Disability for Plantar Fasciitis . ACE Report. 2021;23(1):2. Available from: https://myorthoevidene.com/AceReport/Report/13438

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

Comparison of Effectiveness of Density and Number of Sessions of Extracorporeal Shock Wave Therapy in Plantar Fasciitis Patients: A Double-Blind, Randomized-Controlled Study

J Foot Ankle Surg. Mar-Apr 2021;60(2): 262-268.

Contributing Authors: O Gezginaslan G Başar

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Synopsis

One hundred and two patients diagnosed with unilateral (right-sided) plantar fasciitis were randomized to receive extracorporeal shock wave therapy (ESWT) at different densities and number of sessions: Group A received 7 sessions of high-energy flux density (H-ESWT; 0.26 mJ/mm2); Group B received 3 sessions of H-ESWT (0.26 mJ/mm2); Group C received 7 sessions of low-energy flux density (<0.08 mJ/m...

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