Shockwave Therapy is an effective and safe non invasive treatment option for tendons and other pathologies of the muscular skeletal system   Here is a sound systematic review in which over 31,000 papers RTCs has from the Physiotherapy Evidence Database  by the British Medical Bulletin  Everyone will be happy to read this review on shockwave therapy

Quotes from the British Medical Bulletin November 2015

One of the primary reasons for the underuse of shockwave therapy is a generalized unfamiliarity with the technique Prior studies on tendinopathy showed that ESWT can be as or more effective than other forms of treatment including eccentric exercise, traditional physiotherapy steroid injections injections of platelet rich plasma and surgery

ESWT is safe, technically easy to perform and helpful in some conditions

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