Extracorporeal shock wave treatment for musculoskeletal indications

BlueCross BlueShield Association
Record ID 32003000723
Authors' objectives:

This assessment will review the available evidence to determine whether extracorporeal shock wave treatment (ESWT) improves pain and functioning for patients with chronic musculoskeletal conditions that are unresponsive to conservative treatments.

Authors' methods: Systematic review
Project Status: Completed
Year Published: 2002
English language abstract: An English language summary is available
Publication Type: Not Assigned
Country: United States
MeSH Terms
  • Musculoskeletal Diseases
  • High-Energy Shock Waves
Organisation Name: BlueCross BlueShield Association
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