There are two types of shockwave therapy here in Edinburgh, Radial and Focused Shockwaves It is essential that one it screened for red flags such as stress fractures and the gold standard is MRI Scan.
Please watch this video clip by Vennhealthcare on the differences of Focused Shockwaves Therapy and Radial Shockwave Therapy Click Here
Stress Fractures are RED FLAGS and the online Course with Head Tutor Beony Mathews and Physiotutors are useful for those with Focused Shockwaves for patient safety Here is the link to Running Rehab by Beony Mathews and PhysioTutors
Mittermayr(2021)- fSWT in Bone Repair Review
Moretti(2009)- SWT in Rx of Stress Fractures
Elster(2010)- SWT for Tibial Non-Union