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2020 Mar

Altern Ther Health Med



Extracorporeal Shockwave Therapy for Chronic Knee Pain: A Multicenter, Randomized Controlled Trial.


Wang T-S, Guo P, Li G, Wang J-W
Altern Ther Health Med. 2020 Mar; 26(2):34-37.
PMID: 31221934.


Osteoarthritis is the leading cause of chronic knee pain (CKP) in older adults. Medical practitioners often manage CKP using both pharmacological and nonpharmacological therapies. However, no studies have specifically focused on extracorporeal shockwave therapy (ESWT) for treatment of CKP.