Extracorporeal Shockwave Therapy for Chronic Low Back Pain: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis
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OrthoEvidence. Extracorporeal Shockwave Therapy for Chronic Low Back Pain: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis. ACE Report. 2022;160(1):5. Available from: https://myorthoevidence.com/AceReport/Report/14208
Extracorporeal Shockwave Therapy for Treating Chronic Low Back Pain: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis of Randomized Controlled Trials.Biomed Res Int . 2021 Nov 15;2021:5937250.
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Ten randomized controlled trials with 455 patients diagnosed with chronic low back pain were included in a meta-analysis evaluating the efficacy of extracorporeal shockwave therapy (ESWT) to sham therapy or active comparators. The outcomes of interest were pain scores and disability at 1 and 3 months follow-up. The ESWT group had significantly lower pain scores at 1 month follow-up but these diffe...
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