Low-energy shock-wave therapy improves pain in Achillies tendinopathy
Eccentric loading versus eccentric loading plus shock-wave treatment for midportion Achilles tendinopathy: A randomized controlled trialAm J Sports Med. 2009 Mar;37(3):463-70. Epub 2008 Dec 15
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68 patients with chronic recalcitrant non-insertional Achilles tendinopathy, who have undergone unsuccessful management for at least three months, were included in this study. Participants were randomized to receive eccentric exercise training with or without low-energy shock-wave therapy. At 4 month follow-up, both groups demonstrated significant improvements in pain. The group receiving the comb...
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