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Volume:83 Issue:1 Number:1 ISSN#:2564-2537
RCT
ACE Report #13843
Ace Report Cover Physical Therapy & Rehab

Extracorporeal Shockwave Therapy for Chronic Low Back


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OrthoEvidence. Extracorporeal Shockwave Therapy for Chronic Low Back. ACE Report. 2010;83(1):1. Available from: https://myorthoevidence.com/AceReport/Report/13843

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

Extracorporeal Shock Wave Therapy Combined With Oral Medication and Exercise for Chronic Low Back Pain: A Randomized Controlled Trial.

Arch Phys Med Rehabil . 2021 Jul;102(7):1294-1299.

Contributing Authors: P Taheri S Khosrawi M Ramezani

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Synopsis

Thirty six patients with chronic low back pain were randomized to receive extracorporeal shockwave therapy (ESWT) with an oral medication regime and exercise (n=17) or a sham procedure with oral medication and exercise (n=15). The outcomes of interest were pain scores measured by the Visual Analogue Scale (VAS) and function as measured by the Oswestry Disability Index (ODI). Both groups had signif...

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