Agente: Radial shockwave

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Efficacy of extracorporeal shock wave therapy for knee tendinopathies and other soft tissue disorders: a meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials.

Liao CD, Xie GM, Tsauo JY, Chen HC, Liou TH

Extracorporeal shock-wave therapy (ESWT), which can be divided into radial shock-wave therapy (RaSWT) and focused shock-wave therapy (FoSWT), has been widely used in clinical practice for managing orthopedic conditions. The aim of this study was to determine the clinical efficacy of ESWT for knee soft tissue disorders (KSTDs) and compare...

PMID: 30068324

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Effectiveness of Physiotherapy Interventions on Spasticity in People With Multiple Sclerosis: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis.

Etoom M, Khraiwesh Y, Lena F, Hawamdeh M, Hawamdeh Z, Centonze D, Foti C

The aim of the study was to examine the effectiveness of physiotherapy (PT) interventions on spasticity in people with multiple sclerosis.A systematic search was performed using PRISMA guidance. Studies evaluate the effect of PT interventions on spasticity were included. People with multiple sclerosis, spasticity, disability and PT interventions characteristics were...

PMID: 29794531

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A systematic review of shockwave therapies in soft tissue conditions: focusing on the evidence.

Speed C

‘Shock wave’ therapies are now extensively used in the treatment of musculoskeletal injuries. This systematic review summarises the evidence base for the use of these modalities.A thorough search of the literature was performed to identify studies of adequate quality to assess the evidence base for shockwave therapies on pain in...

PMID: 23918444

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Manual therapy and exercise for rotator cuff disease.

Page MJ, Green S, McBain B, Surace SJ, Deitch J, Lyttle N, Mrocki MA, Buchbinder R

Management of rotator cuff disease often includes manual therapy and exercise, usually delivered together as components of a physical therapy intervention. This review is one of a series of reviews that form an update of the Cochrane review, ‘Physiotherapy interventions for shoulder pain’.To synthesise available evidence regarding the benefits and...

PMID: 27283590

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Conservative treatments for greater trochanteric pain syndrome: a systematic review.

Barratt PA, Brookes N, Newson A

Greater trochanteric pain syndrome (GTPS) can have a significant effect on quality of life.To evaluate the conservative treatments for GTPS.This systematic review assessed risk of bias using the Cochrane Risk of Bias Tool and Cochrane Risk of Bias Tool for non-randomised studies of interventions.On 13 January 2016, a comprehensive search...

PMID: 27834675

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Comparative Effectiveness of Nonoperative Treatments for Chronic Calcific Tendinitis of the Shoulder: A Systematic Review and Network Meta-Analysis of Randomized Controlled Trials.

Wu YC, Tsai WC, Tu YK, Yu TY

To investigate the effectiveness of various nonoperative treatments for chronic calcific tendinitis of the shoulder, a systematic review and network meta-analysis of randomized trials was performed to evaluate changes in pain reduction, functional improvements in patients with calcific tendinitis, and the ratio of complete resolution of calcific deposition.Studies were comprehensively...

PMID: 28400182

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The effectiveness of extracorporeal shockwave therapy in common lower limb conditions: a systematic review including quantification of patient-rated pain reduction.

Korakakis V, Whiteley R, Tzavara A, Malliaropoulos N

To evaluate extracorporeal shockwave therapy (ESWT) in treating Achilles tendinopathy (AT), greater trochanteric pain syndrome (GTPS), medial tibial stress syndrome (MTSS), patellar tendinopathy (PT) and proximal hamstring tendinopathy (PHT).Systematic review.Randomised and non-randomised studies assessing ESWT in patients with AT, GTPS, MTSS, PT and PHT were included. Risk of bias and...

PMID: 28954794

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Efficacy of Extracorporeal Shock Wave Therapy for Lower-Limb Tendinopathy: A Meta-analysis of Randomized Controlled Trials.

Liao CD, Tsauo JY, Chen HC, Liou TH

Extracorporeal shock wave therapy, including radial shock wave and focused shock wave types, is widely used for managing tendinopathies. The difference in efficacy between the 2 shock wave characteristics with different dosage levels remains controversial, and the purpose of this meta-analysis was to examine it for patients with lower-limb tendinopathy.A...

PMID: 29557811

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Effects of one session radial extracorporeal shockwave therapy on post-stroke plantarflexor spasticity: a single-blind clinical trial.

Radinmehr H, Nakhostin Ansari N, Naghdi S, Olyaei G, Tabatabaei A

Purpose To examine the effects of radial extracorporeal shockwave therapy (rESWT) on plantarflexor spasticity after stroke. Method Twelve patients with stroke were randomly included for this prospective, single-blind clinical trial. Patients received one rESWT session (0.340 mJ/mm, 2000 shots) on plantarflexor muscle. The Modified Modified Ashworth Scale (MMAS), H-reflex tests, ankle...

PMID: 26971745

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Comparison of the effect of focused and radial extracorporeal shock waves on spastic equinus in patients with stroke: a randomized controlled trial.

Wu YT, Chang CN, Chen YM, Hu GC

Recent studies have suggested that either focused or radial shock wave therapy is an effect method for the treatment of spasticity in patients with stroke. However, no previous study compared these two types of extracorporeal shock wave on spasticity in patients with stroke. This study aimed to compare the effect...

PMID: 29072044

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