Sports Medicine Orthopedics

Sports Medicine Orthopedics

Zapping chronic tendon pain

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Zapping chronic tendon pain

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Evaluation of extracorporeal shock wave therapy for osteoarthritis

Lameness, and more specifically, joint disease, causes significant loss of use of athletic horses and...
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Temporal and spatial expression of BMP-2 in sub-chondral bone of necrotic femoral heads in rabbits by use of extracorporeal shock waves

Extracorporeal shock wave treatment has been used successfully for the treatment of avascular necrosis of...
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Extracorporeal shock wave therapy for calcifying tendinitis of the shoulder

We prospectively studied extracorporeal shock wave therapy (ESWT) for calcific tendinitis of the shoulder in...
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Extracorporeal shock wave therapy for nonunion of the tibia

Delayed and nonunion of the tibia are not uncommon in orthopedic practice. Multiple methods of...
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Biological mechanism of shockwave in bone

Shockwave is a rapid, short duration acoustic wave that carries energy and can propagate through...
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Extracorporeal shockwave therapy (ESWT) ‒ First choice treatment of fracture non-unions

Fracture non-unions are still a challenging problem in orthopedics. The treatment of non-unions remains highly...
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Lateral epicondylitis: This is still a main indication for extracorporeal shockwave therapy

Extracorporeal shockwave therapy (ESWT) is used in a number of indications in the medical field....
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Acoustic stimulation and tropism on skeletal muscles: Tissue resilience & regeneration in sports and ageing

Kenneth Craig Vincent, Wolfgang Schaden, Laupepa Aposetolo Karalus, Jacqueline Craig Huges, Daniel Poratt – The ‘Niche’ is...
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Influence of medical shock waves on healthy muscle tissue

Competitive sport requires each athlete to be at peak performance at all times. This is...
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Effects of ESWT on glycosaminoglycan expression during bone healing

Several cases of delayed bone consolidation have been treated with extracorporeal shock wave therapy (ESWT) to improve bone...
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Shockwave therapy in stress fractures

Stress fractures are common painful conditions in athletes, usually associated to biomechanical overloads. Low risk stress...
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The Role of Extracorporeal Shockwave Treatment in Musculoskeletal Disorders

Shockwave therapy was originally developed to disintegrate urinary stones 4 decades ago1 . Since then,...
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Athletic therapy (Mts-Science)

In modern society today, sport activity is becoming increasingly important. Reasons include more free time,...
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Successful treatment of nonunions with orthogold280

A pseudarthrosis is defined as a non healing fracture from which a false joint develops....
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MTS Spark WavesTM – successfully treating indispositions of the musculoskeletal system

Pain of the musculoskeletal system can seriously restrict the mobility of the affected persons and...
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Efficacy and safety of extracorporeal shock wave therapy for orthopedic conditions: a systematic review on studies listed in the PEDro database

Extracorporeal Shock Wave Research Unit, Department of Anatomy II, Ludwig-Maximilians-University of Munich, Pettenkoferstr.​ Extracorporeal shock wave...
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Cellular signaling pathways modulated by low-intensity extracorporeal shock wave therapy

Low-intensity extracorporeal shock wave therapy (Li-ESWT) is a form of energy transfer that is of...
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Tissue Activation and Regeneration in Sports Medicine and Bone Pathologies

he physical shaking of the tissue by the shock waves leads to a mechanotransduction; the...
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Effects of Extracorporeal Shock Wave Therapy on Spasticity in Patients after Brain Injury: A Meta-analysis

The purpose of this meta-analysis was to assess the effects of extracorporeal shock wave therapy...
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Sports medicine practitioners embrace benefits of extracorporeal shock wave therapy

Mayo Clinic – Extracorporeal shock wave therapy (ESWT) is a noninvasive treatment that involves delivery of shock...
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Acoustic stimulation and tropism on skeletal muscles: Tissue resilience & regeneration in sports and aging

Director Kompass Health Associates, Centre for Regenerative Health, Sports Performance & Research – Auckland, New...
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Substantial Biomechanical Improvement by Extracorporeal Shockwave Therapy After Surgical Repair of Rodent Chronic Rotator Cuff Tears

Characteristics of chronic rotator cuff tears include continuous loss of tendon structure as well as...
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ESWT for resident stress fractures in athletes.

Stress fractures are major concerns with athletes. It is sometimes difficult to repair, resulting in...
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Fully healed, Ordonez flourished for Tigers using ESWT

To fix an ailing knee that would not heal because blood had stopped circulating to...
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Focused high‐energy extracorporeal shockwaves as supplemental treatment in a rabbit model of fracture‐related infection

Focused high‐energy extracorporeal shockwave therapy (fhESWT) is used to improve fracture healing in cases of...
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Extracorporeal shock wave therapy for calcifying tendinitis of the shoulder

We prospectively studied extracorporeal shock wave therapy (ESWT) for calcific tendinitis of the shoulder in...
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Extracorporeal Shockwave Therapy Versus Ultrasound Therapy for Plantar Fasciitis

Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis – Objective To compare the outcomes of Extracorporeal Shockwave Therapy (ESWT) versus...
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​​Update on the efficacy of extracorporeal shockwave treatment for myofascial pain syndrome and fibromyalgia

Chronic muscle pain syndrome is one of the main causes of musculoskeletal pathologies requiring treatment....
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Efficacy of Unfocused Medium-Intensity Extracorporeal Shock Wave Therapy (MI-ESWT) for Plantar Fasciitis

Extracorporeal shock wave therapy (ESWT) is a promising treatment for plantar fasciitis (PF), however, treatment...
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