TITLE

Extracorporeal shock wave plus loading useful for chronic Achilles tendinopathy

AUTHOR(S)
Rapp, Susan M.
PUB. DATE
January 2008
SOURCE
Orthopaedics Today/International Edition;Jan/Feb2008, Vol. 11 Issue 1, p24
SOURCE TYPE
Newspaper
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses research being done on the effect of eccentric loading and extracorporeal shock wave therapy treatment on patients with recalcitrant chronic mid-portion Achilles tendinopathy. It references a study by Jan-Dirk Rompe et al, presented at the International Society of Arthroscopy, Knee Surgery and Orthopedic Sports Medicine Congress in May 2007 in Florence, Italy. Results of a Likert scale which indicate recovery or improvement in the tendinopathy and use of the Victorian Institute of Sports Assessment-Achilles score are reported.
ACCESSION #
31949850

 

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