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2020 Feb 06

J Clin Med



Extracorporeal Shockwave Therapy Treatment in Upper Limb Diseases: A Systematic Review.


Testa G, Vescio A, Perez S, Consoli A, Costarella L, Sessa G, Pavone V
J Clin Med. 2020 Feb 06; 9(2).
PMID: 32041301.


Background Rotator cuff tendinopathy (RCT), subacromial impingement (SAIS), and medial (MEP) and lateral (LEP) epicondylitis are the most common causes of upper limb pain caused by microtrauma and degeneration. There are several therapeutic choices to manage these disorders: extracorporeal shockwave therapy (ESWT) has become a valuable option.