Extracorporeal Shock Wave Therapy for Plantar Calcaneal Spur
Comparison between radial and focused types of extracorporeal shock-wave therapy in plantar calcaneal spur: A randomized sham-controlled trial.Phys Sportsmed . 2023 Feb;51(1):82-87.
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Ninety-nine patients with plantar calcaneal spurs were randomized to receive either radial extracorporeal shock-wave therapy (EWST; n=33), focused EWST (n=33), or sham (n=33). Outcomes of interest were pain, disability, and activity limitation, all measured using the foot function index (FFI). Adverse events were also assessed at 1, 5, and 13 weeks post-intervention. Change in baseline scores were...
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