Shockwave Therapy For Insertional Achilles Tendinopathy
Shockwave Therapy Plus Eccentric Exercises Versus Isolated Eccentric Exercises for Achilles Insertional Tendinopathy: A Double-Blinded Randomized Clinical Trial.J Bone Joint Surg Am. 2021 Jul 21;103(14): 1295-1302.
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One hundred and nineteen patients with insertional Achilles tendinopathy were randomized to received extracorporeal shockwave therapy with eccentric exercise (ESWT +EE) (n=58) or eccentric exercise (EE) and sham therapy (n=61). The primary outcome was function measured by the Victorian Institute of Sports Assessment-Achilles questionnaire (VISA-A). Secondary outcomes of interest included pain scor...
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