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  • Radial Extracorporeal Shockwave Therapy (rESWT) in Chronic Plantar Heel Pain - a RCT
    DownloadBy: L. Gerdesmeyer, L. Weil, B. Scrurran, J. Stienstra, C. Frey, K. Fedder, M. Maier, M. Henne, M. Russlies, H. Lohrer, J. Vester
  • Clinically Relevant Effectiveness of Focused Extracorporeal Shockwave Therapy in the Treatment of Chronic Plantar Fasciitis. A Randomized, Controlled Multicenter Study
    DownloadBy: Hans Gollwitzer, MD, Amol Saxena, DPM, Lawrence A. DiDomenico, DPM, Louis Galli, DPM, Richard T. Bouche, DPM, David S. Caminear, DPM, Brian Fullem, DPM, Johannes C. Vester, ́Carsten Horn, MD, Ingo J. Banke, MD, Rainer Burgkart, MD, and Ludger Gerdesmeyer, MD
  • The Role of Extracorporeal ShockwaveTreatment in Musculoskeletal Disorders
    DownloadDaniel Moya, MD, Silvia Ram ́on, MD, PhD, Wolfgang Schaden, MD, Ching-Jen Wang, MD,Leonardo Guiloff, MD, and Jai-Hong Cheng, MD
  • Shockwave Therapy for the Treatment of Chronic Proximal Hamstring Tendinopathy in Professional Athletes
    DownloadBy: Angelo Cacchio, Jan D. Rompe, John P. Furia, Piero Susi, Valter Santilli and Fosco De Paulis
  • Study #2 - Ultrasonographic Evaluation of Low Energy Extracorporeal Pulse- Activated Therapy (EPAT) for Chronic Plantar Fasciitis
    DownloadBy: Robert Gordon, MD; Charles Wong, BHSc; Eric J. Crawford, BHSc Toronto, Canada
  • Current Concepts of Shockwave Therapy in Stress Fractures
    DownloadBy: Carlos Leal, Cristina D'Agostino, Santiago Gomez Garcia, Arnold Fernandez
  • Efficacy of extracorporeal shockwave therapy for knee osteoarthiris: a randomized controlled trial
    DownloadBy: Zhe Zhao, MD, Rufand Jing, MD, Zhan Shi, PhD, Bin Zhao, MD, Quan Ai, MM, and Gengyan Xing, MD
  • Repetitive low-energy shockwave application without local anesthesia is more efficient than repetitive low-energy shockwave application with local anesthesia in the treatment of chronic plantar fasciitis*
    By: Rompe JD, Meurer A, Nafe B, Hofmann A, Gerdesmeyer L.
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  • Antibacterial effects of extracorporeal shockwaves*
    By: Gerdesmeyer L, von Eiff C, Horn C, Henne M, Roessner M, Diehl P, Gollwitzer H. Klinik und Poliklinik fur Orthopadie und Sportorthopadie der Technischen Universitat Munchen, Munchen, Germany
    *Fee to see whole paper
  • Extracorporeal shockwave therapy for the treatment of chronic calcifying tendonitis of the rotator cuff: a randomized controlled trial*
    By: Gerdesmeyer L, Wagenpfeil S, Haake M, Maier M, Loew M, Wortler K, Lampe R, Seil R, Handle G, Gassel S, Rompe JD.
    *Fee to see whole paper
  • Techniques in Foot and Ankle Surgery - Shockwave Therapy for Treatment of Foot and Ankle Conditions
    DownloadBy: Alastair Younger, MB, ChB, FRCSC
  • Der niedergelassene Chirurg - Radial Shockwave Therapy in Heel Spur (Plantar Fasciitis)
    DownloadBy: G. Haupt, R. Diesch, T. Straub, E. Penninger, T. Frölich, J. Schöll, H, Lohrer, T. Senge
  • The American Journal of Sports Medicine - Shockwave Therapy for Patients with Lateral Epiconylitis of the Elbow
    DownloadBy: Ching-Jen Wang, M.S. & Han-Shiang Chen, M.D.
  • Foot and Ankle International - ESWT for the Treatment of Plantar Fasciitis
    DownloadBy: George Theodore, M.D., Matthias Buch, M.D., Annunziato Amendola, M.D., F.R.C.D., Christine Bachmann, M.D., Lamar L. Fleming, M.D., Chistopher Zingas, M.D.
  • The American Journal of Orthopedics - Safety and Efficacy of ESWT for Chronic Lateral Epicondylitis
    DownloadBy: John P. Furia, M.D.
  • Evaluation of Low-Energy Extracorporeal Shockwave Application for Treatment of Chronic Plantar Fasciitis
    DownloadBy: Jan D. Rompe, MD, Carsten Schoellner, MD, And Bernhard Nafe, MD
  • Radial Shockwave Therapy in Calcific Tendinitis of the Rotator Cuff
    DownloadBy: Dr. P. Magosch, ATOS Clinic Heidelberg (Germany)
  • Physical Therapy - Effectiveness of Radial Shockwave Therapy for Calcific Tendinitis of the Shoulder: Single-Blind, Randomized Clinical Study
    DownloadBy: Angelo Cacchio, Marco Paoloni, Antonio Barile, Romildo Don, Fosco de Paulis, Vittorio Calvisi, Alberto Ranavolo, Massimo Frascarelli, Valter Santilli, Giorgio Spacca
  • Low-Energy Extracorporeal Shockwave Therapy as a Treatment for Medial Tibial Stress Syndrome
    DownloadBy: Jan D. Rompe, Angelo Cacchio, John P. Furia and Nicola Maffulli
  • The American Journal of Sports Medicine - Extracorporeal Shockwave for Chronic Patellar Tendinopathy
    DownloadBy: Ching-Jen Wang M.D., Jih-Yang Ko M.D., Yi-Sheng Chan M.D., Lin-Hsiu Weng M.D. and Shan-Lin Hsu M.D.
  • The American Journal of Sports Medicine - High-Energy Extracorporeal Shockwave Therapy as a Treatment for Insertional Achilles Tendinopathy
    DownloadBy: John Patrick Furia, M.D.
  • The American Journal of Sports Medicine - Eccentric Loading, Shockwave Treatment, or a Wait-and-See Policy for Tendinophathy of the Main Body of Tendo Achillis
    DownloadBy: Jan D. Rompe, M.D., Bernhard Nafe, M.D., John P. Furia, M.D. Ph.D., and Nicola Maffulli, M.D., Ph.D., F.R.C.S.(Orth)
  • Abstract-Heel Pain Treatment Results using Extracorporeal Pulse Activation Therapy (EPAT) vs. Extracorporeal Shockwave Therapy (ESWT).
    DownloadBy: Angela Drury-Schimberg, D.P.M., F.A.C., F.A.S.
  • Extracorporeal Shockwave Therapy Compared with Surgery for Hypertrophic Long-Bone Nonunions
    DownloadBy: Angelo Cacchio, Lucio Giordano, Olivo Colafarina, Jan D. Rompe, Emanuela Tavernese, Francesco Ioppolo, Stefano Flamini, Giorgio Spacca and Valter Santilli
  • Radial Extracorporeal Shockwave Therapy Is Safe and Effective in the Treatment of Chronic Recalcitrant Plantar Fasciitis
    DownloadBy: Ludger Gerdesmeyer, MD, PhD, Carol Frey, MD, Johannes Vester, PhD, Markus Maier, PhD, Lowell Weil Jr, DPM, Lowell Weil Sr, DPM, Martin Russlies, PhD, John Stienstra, DPM, Barry Scurran, DP, Keith Fedder, MD, Peter Diehl, MD, Heinz Lohrer, MD, Mark Henne, MD, and Hans Gollwitzer, MD
  • Shockwave Therapy Compared with Intramedullary Screw Fixation for Nonunion of Prixmal Fifth Metatarsal Metaphyseal-Diaphyseal Fractures
    DownloadBy: John P.Furia, MD, Paul J. Juliano, MD, Allison M. Wade, MD, Wolfgang Schaden, MD, and Rainer Mittermayr, MD
  • No Difference in Effectiveness Between Focused and Radial Shockwave Therapy for Treating Patellar Tendinopathy: A randomized Controlled Trial
    DownloadBy: H. van der Worp, J. Zwerver, M. Hamstra, I. van den Akker-Scheek, R.L. Diercks
  • Efficacy of Extracorporeal Shockwave Therapy in Frozen Shoulder
    DownloadBy: Badak Vahdatpour, Parisa Taheri, Abolghasem Zare Zade and Saeed Moradian
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