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Volume:86 Issue:2 Number:2 ISSN#:2564-2537
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ACE Report #13891
Ace Report Cover Foot & Ankle

Shockwave Therapy For Insertional Achilles Tendinopathy


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OrthoEvidence. Shockwave Therapy For Insertional Achilles Tendinopathy. ACE Report. 2021;86(2):2. Available from: https://myorthoevidence.com/AceReport/Report/13891

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

Shockwave Therapy Plus Eccentric Exercises Versus Isolated Eccentric Exercises for Achilles Insertional Tendinopathy: A Double-Blinded Randomized Clinical Trial.

J Bone Joint Surg Am. 2021 Jul 21;103(14): 1295-1302.

Contributing Authors: NSB Mansur FT Matsunaga OL Carrazzone B Schiefer Dos Santos CG Nunes BT Aoyama PR Dias Dos Santos F Faloppa MJS Tamaoki

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Synopsis

One hundred and nineteen patients with insertional Achilles tendinopathy were randomized to received extracorporeal shockwave therapy (ESWT) (n=58) with eccentric exercise or eccentric exercise and sham therapy (n=61). The primary outcome was function measured by the Victorian Institute of Sports Assessment-Achilles questionnaire (VISA-A). Secondary outcomes of interest included pain scores, the F...

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