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