Extracorporeal shock wave therapy in calcific tendinitis of the shoulder

@article{Peters2004ExtracorporealSW,
  title={Extracorporeal shock wave therapy in calcific tendinitis of the shoulder},
  author={Jutta Peters and Wolfgang Luboldt and Wolfram O. Schwarz and Volkmar Jacobi and Christopher Herzog and Thomas J. Vogl},
  journal={Skeletal Radiology},
  year={2004},
  volume={33},
  pages={712-718}
}
To investigate clinical (pain, mobility) and radiological (resolution of calcium deposits) efficacy of different energy levels of extracorporeal shock wave therapy (ESWT) in calcific tendinitis of the shoulder. There were 90 study subjects with radiographically verified calcific tendinitis of one shoulder, mean age 52±6 years (range 29―65 years; females:males=55:35), all of whom had had symptoms for at least 6 months and substantial restriction of shoulder mobility and pain that required taking… CONTINUE READING
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