Efficacy and safety of extracorporeal shock wave therapy for orthopedic conditions: a systematic review on studies listed in the PEDro database

@inproceedings{Schmitz2015EfficacyAS,
  title={Efficacy and safety of extracorporeal shock wave therapy for orthopedic conditions: a systematic review on studies listed in the PEDro database},
  author={Christoph H. Schmitz and Nikolaus B. M. Cs{\'a}sz{\'a}r and Stefan Milz and Matthias Schieker and Nicola Maffulli and Jan-Dirk Rompe and John P Furia},
  booktitle={British medical bulletin},
  year={2015}
}
BACKGROUND Extracorporeal shock wave therapy (ESWT) is an effective and safe non-invasive treatment option for tendon and other pathologies of the musculoskeletal system. SOURCES OF DATA This systematic review used data derived from the Physiotherapy Evidence Database (PEDro; www.pedro.org.au, 23 October 2015, date last accessed). AREAS OF AGREEMENT ESWT is effective and safe. An optimum treatment protocol for ESWT appears to be three treatment sessions at 1-week intervals, with 2000… CONTINUE READING

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