ESWT for tendinopathy: technology and clinical implications

  title={ESWT for tendinopathy: technology and clinical implications},
  author={Henk van der Worp and Inge van den Akker-Scheek and Hans T. M. van Schie and Johannes Zwerver},
  booktitle={Knee Surgery, Sports Traumatology, Arthroscopy},
The general consensus that tendinopathy, at least in the chronic stage, is mainly a degenerative condition and inflammation plays a minor role has led to a shift from treatments that target inflammation towards treatment options that promote regeneration. One of these treatments is extracorporeal shockwave therapy (ESWT), a physical therapy modality that uses pressure waves to treat tendinopathy. This review was undertaken to give an overview of the literature concerning this treatment, and… CONTINUE READING

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