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Extracorporeal Shockwave Therapy Improves Outcome after Primary Anterior Cruciate Ligament Reconstruction with Hamstring Tendons
Patrick Weninger, Christoph Thallinger, Manuel Chytilek, Yannis Hanel, Caterina Steffel, Ramin Karimi, Xaver Feichtinger.
J Clin Med. 2023 May 9;12(10):3350. doi: 10.3390/jcm12103350.
PMID: 37240456

The Effect of Shock Wave Therapy on Improving the Symptoms and Function of Patients with Dupuytren's Contracture
Parisa Taheri, Najmeh Salek, Maryam Mousavi, Razieh Maghroori.
Adv Biomed Res. 2022; 11: 3. Published online 2022 Jan 31. doi: 10.4103/abr.abr_155_21
PMID: 35284349

Effects of the extracorporeal shock wave therapy on the skin: an experimental study
Thayná Melo de Lima Morais, Patrícia Froes Meyer, Liliane Santos de Vasconcellos, Julio Costa E Silva, Ito Ferreira E Andrade, Vinicius Alves Freire de Farias, Igor Candido da Silva, Roberta Marinho Falcão Gondim Araújo, Rodrigo Marcel Valentim da Silva, Esteban Fortuny Pacheco, Ciro Dantas Soares.
Lasers Med Sci.2019 Mar;34(2):389-396. doi: 10.1007/s10103-018-2612-8. Epub 2018 Aug 14.
PMID: 30109536

The effect of radial shockwave on the median nerve pathway in patients with mild-to-moderate carpal tunnel syndrome: a randomized clinical trial
Habibzadeh, A., Mousavi-Khatir R., Saadat P., Javadian Y.
J Orthop Surg Res. 2022 Jan 25;17(1):46. doi: 10.1186/s13018-022-02941-9.
PMID: 35078486

Extracorporeal shock wave promotes activation of anterior cruciate ligament remnant cells and their paracrine regulation of bone marrow stromal cells’ proliferation, migration, collagen synthesis, and differentiation
Lu CC., Chou SH., Shen PC., Chou PH., Ho ML., Tien YC.
Bone Joint Res. 2020 Aug 11. doi: 10.1302/2046-3758.98.BJR-2019-0365.R1. eCollection 2020 Aug.
PMID: 32832074

Effectiveness of extracorporeal shock wave therapy in patients with tennis elbow: A meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials
Zheng C., Zeng D., Chen J., Liu S., Li J., Ruan Z., Liang W.
Medicine (Baltimore). 2020 Jul 24;99(30):e21189. doi: 10.1097/MD.0000000000021189.
PMID: 32791694

Focused Shockwave Treatment for Greater Trochanteric Pain Syndrome - A Multicenter, Randomized, Controlled Clinical Trial
Ramon S., Russo S., Santoboni F., Lucenteforte G., Di Luise C.,
de Unzurrunzaga R., Vetrano M., Albano M., Baldini R., Cugat R., Stella G., Balato G., Seijas R., Nusca S.-M., Servodidio V., Vulpiani M.-C.
J Bone Joint Surg Am. 2020 Jun 10. doi: 10.2106/JBJS.20.00093. Online ahead of print.
PMID: 32530874

The Effect of Focused Extracorporeal Shock Wave Therapy on Myofascial Pain Syndrome of Trapezius: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis
Jun-Il Y., Min-Kyun O., Se-Woong C., Shi-Uk L., Chang Han L.
Medicine (Baltimore). 2020 Feb;99(7):e19085.  doi: 10.1097/MD.0000000000019085
PMID:  32049811

Extracorporeal Shock Wave Therapy for Treating Foot Ulcers in Adults With Type 1 and Type 2 Diabetes: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis of Randomized Controlled Trials.
Huang Q., Peijing Y., Xiong H., Shuai T., Liu J., Zhu L., Lu J., Shi X., Yang K., Liu J.
Can J Diabetes. 2020 Mar;44(2):196-204.e3. doi: 10.1016/j.jcjd.2019.05.006. Epub 2019 May 23.
PMID: 31515158

Shock Waves as a Treatment Modality for Spasticity Reduction and Recovery Improvement in Post-Stroke Adults - Current Evidence and Qualitative Systematic Review.
Dymarek R., Ptaszkowski K., Ptaszkowska L., Kowal M., Sopel M., Taradaj J., Rosińczuk J.
Clin Interv Aging. 2020 Jan 6;15:9-28. doi: 10.2147/CIA.S221032. eCollection 2020.

© 2020 Dymarek et al.
PMID: 32021129

Extracorporeal shock wave therapy versus other therapeutic methods for chronic plantar fasciitis.

Sun K., Zhou H., Jiang W.
Foot Ankle Surg. 2020 Jan;26(1):33-38. doi: 10.1016/j.fas.2018.11.002. Epub 2018 Nov 13.
© 2018 European Foot and Ankle Society.
PMID: 30502222

Elastosonographic Evaluation After Extracorporeal Shockwave Treatment in Plantar Fasciopathy 
Alviti F., D'Ercole C., Schillizzi G., Mangone M., Bernetti A., Ioppolo F., Di Sante L., Minafra P., Santilli V., Elia D., Vallone G., D'Ambrosio F., Cantisani V.
Med Ultrason. 2019 Nov 24;21(4):399-404. doi: 10.11152/mu-1976.
PMID: 31765447

Physical treatment options with impact on bone healing (Article only in German)

M. Arand.
Unfallchirurg 2019 · 122:526–533 https://doi.org/10.1007/s00113-019-0681-1 Online publiziert: 14. Juni 2019
© Springer Medizin Verlag GmbH, ein Teil von Springer Nature 2019
PMID: 31201491

A comparative study of the efficacy of ultrasonics and extracorporeal shock wave in the treatment of tennis elbow: a meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials.

Yan C., Xiong Y., Chen L., Endo Y., Hu L., Liu M., Liu J., Xue H., Abududilibaier A., Mi B., Liu G.
J Orthop Surg Res. 2019 Aug 6;14(1):248. doi: 10.1186/s13018-019-1290-y.
PMID: 31387611

Hyaluronic Acid (HA), Platelet-Rich Plasm and Extracorporeal Shock Wave Therapy (ESWT) promote human chondrocyte regeneration in vitro and ESWT-mediated increase of CD44 expression enhances their susceptibility to HA treatment.

Mario Vetrano1, Danilo Ranieri, Monica Nanni, Antonio Pavan2 Florence Malisa, Maria Chiara Vulpiani, Vincenzo Visco.
PLOS ONE | https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0218740 June 28, 2019
PMID: 31251756

Extracorporeal Shockwave Therapy in Pillar Pain after Carpal Tunnel Release: A Prospective Randomized Controlled Trial

Haghighat S, Zarezadeh A, Khosrawi S, Oreizi A..
© 2019 Advanced Biomedical Research | Published by Wolters Kluwer - Medknow
PMID: 31214549

Shock-wave therapy versus corticosteroid injection on lateral epicondylitis: a meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials

Xiong Y, Xue H, Zhou W, Sun Y, Liu Y, Wu Q, Liu J, Hu L, Panayi AC, Chen L, Yan C, Mi B, Liu G.
Phys Sportsmed. 2019 Apr 5:1-6. doi: 10.1080/00913847.2019.1599587.
PMID: 30951399

Enhancement of the Effectiveness of Extracorporeal Shock Wave Therapy with Topical Corticosteroid in Treatment of Chronic Plantar Fasciitis: A Randomized Control Clinical Trial

Babak Vahdatpour, Arghavan Mokhtarian, Seyed Ahmad Raeissadat1, Farnaz Dehghan, Nafi seh Nasr, Mahsa Mazaheri.
2018 Advanced Biomedical Research | Published by Wolters Kluwer - Medknow
PMID: 29862211

Extracorporeal Shockwave Therapy Versus Exercise Program in Patients with low back pain: Short-Term Results of a Randomised Controlled Trial

A. Notarnicola, G. Maccagnano, M.F. Gallone, L. Mastromauro, F. Rifino, V. Pesce, I. Covelli and B. Moretti.
Vol. 32, no. 2.385-389 (2018)
Received September 20, 2017 - Accepted January 23, 2018
PMID: 29685023 [Indexed for MEDLINE]

Extracorporeal Shock Wave Therapy for Patients Suffering from Recalcitrant Osgood-Schlatter Disease

H. Lohrer, T. Nauck, J. Schöll, J. Zwerver, N. Malliaropoulos.
Online-Publikation: 9.10.2012
Sportverl Sportschad 2012; 26: 218–222 © Georg Thieme
Verlag KG Stuttgart · New York ·ISSN 0932-0555
PMID: 23047459

Rehabilitation treatment of spastic cerebral palsy with radial extracorporeal shock wave therapy and rehabilitation therapy

Yongjie Lin, Guowei Wang, Bingchen Wang.
Lin et al. Medicine (2018) 97:51
PMID: 30572548 [Indexed for MEDLINE]

Comparison Between Extracorporeal Shock Wave Therapy and Intra-articular Hyaluronic Acid Injections in the Treatment of First Carpometacarpal Joint Osteoarthritis

Francesco Ioppolo, Fabiana Saracino, Rosaria Sabrina Rizzo, Giampaolo Monacelli, Danilo Lanni, Luca Di Sante, Angelo Cacchio, Valter Santilli, Teresa Venditto.
Ann Rehabil Med 2018;42(1):92-100
pISSN: 2234-0645 • eISSN: 2234-0653

PMID: 29560329

Effectiveness and Safety of Shockwave Therapy in Tendinopathies

Vasileios Dedes, Apostolos Stergioulas, Georgios Kipreos, Ariadni Maria Dede, Athanasios Mitseas, Georgios I. Panoutsopoulos.
ORIGINAL PAPER • Mater Sociomed. 2018 Jun; 30(2): 141-146
DOI: 10.5455/msm.2018.30.141-146
Received: March 21 2018; Accepted: May 22, 2018
PMID: 30061805

The Role of Extracorporeal Shockwave Treatment in Musculoskeletal Disorders

Daniel Moya, MD, Silvia Ram´ on, MD, PhD, Wolfgang Schaden, MD, Ching-Jen Wang, MD, Leonardo Guiloff, MD, and Jai-Hong Cheng, MD.
PMID: 29406349 [Indexed for MEDLINE]

Electromagnetic transduction therapy and shockwave therapy in 86 patients with rotator cuff tendinopathy: A prospective randomized controlled trial.

André Krath, Tim Klüter, Martin Stukenberg, Paula Zielhardt, Hans Gollwitzer, Norbert Harrasser, Jörg Hausdorf, Martin Ringeisen, Ludger Gerdesmeyer.
Journal of Orthopaedics 14 (2017) 410–415
PMID: 30183430  [Indexed for MEDLINE]

Comparison the Effect of Extra Corporeal Shockwave Therapy with Low Dosage Versus High Dosage in Treatment of the Patients with Lateral Epicondylitis

Parisa Taheri, Masoud Emadi and Jafar Poorghasemian.
Adv Biomed Res. 2017; 6: 61. Published online 2017 May 29. doi: 10.4103/2277-9175.207148
PMID: 28603702

Shockwave treatment for medial tibial stress syndrome in military cadets: A single-blind randomized controlled trial.
Santiago Gomez Garcia, Silvia Ramon Rona, Martha Claudia Gomez Tinoco, Mikhail Benet Rodriguez, Diego Mauricio Chaustre Ruiz, Francia Piedad Cardenas Letrado, Africa Lopez-Illescas Ruiz, Juan Maria Alarcon Garcia.
Int J Surg. 2017 Oct;46:102-109. doi: 10.1016/j.ijsu.2017.08.584. Epub 2017 Sep 5.
PMID: 28882773 [Indexed for MEDLINE]

Electromagnetic transduction therapy in non-specific low back pain: A prospective randomised controlled trial.
André Krath, Tim Klüter, Martin Stukenberg, Paula Zielhardt, Hans Gollwitzer, Norbert Harrasser, Jörg Hausdorf, Martin Ringeisen, Ludger Gerdesmeyer.
Journal of Orthopaedics 14 (2017) 410–415
PMID: 28736490

Electromagnetic Transduction Therapy for Achilles Tendinopathy: A Preliminary Report on a New Technology.

Ludger Gerdesmeyer, Amol Saxena, Tim Klueter, Norbert Harrasser, Brian Fullem, Andre Krath.
J Foot Ankle Surg. 2017 Sep - Oct;56(5):964-967
PMID: 28842106

Extracorporeal shock waves alone or combined with raloxifene promote bone formation and suppress resorption in ovariectomized rats.
Lama, A; Santoro, A; Corrado, B; Pirozzi, C; Paciello, O; Pagano, TB; Russo, S; Calignano, A; Mattace Raso, G; Meli, R.
PLoS One. 2017 Feb 3;12(2):e0171276.
PMID: 28158228 [PubMed - in process]

Extracorporeal Shock Wave Therapy Accelerates Regeneration After Acute Skeletal Muscle Injury.
Zissler, A; Steinbacher, P; Zimmermann, R; Pittner, S; Stoiber, W; Bathke, AC; Sänger, AM.
Am J Sports Med. 2017 Mar;45(3):676-684.
PMID: 27729321 [PubMed - in process]

Extracorporeal Shockwave Therapy Improves Functional Outcomes of Adhesive Capsulitis of the Shoulder in Patients With Diabetes.
Santoboni, F; Balducci, S; D'Errico, V; Haxhi, J; Vetrano, M; Piccinini, G; Ferretti, A; Pugliese, G; Vulpiani, MC.
Diabetes Care. 2017 Feb;40(2):e12-e13.
PMID: 27899492 [PubMed - in process]

Radial Soundwave for Sesamoidopathy in Athletes: A Pilot Study.
Saxena, A; Yun, A; Patel, R; Gerdesmeyer, L; Maffulli, N.
J Foot Ankle Surg. 2016 Nov - Dec;55(6):1333-1335. Epub 2016 Sep 8.
PMID: 27618711 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]

Radial extracorporeal shockwave therapy for the treatment of finger tenosynovitis (trigger digit).
Malliaropoulos, N; Jury, R; Pyne, D; Padhiar, N; Turner, J; Korakakis, V; Meke, M; Lohrer, H.
Open Access J Sports Med. 2016 Oct 31;7:143-151.
PMID: 27843364 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]

Extracorporeal Shock Wave Therapy Accelerates Regeneration After Acute Skeletal Muscle Injury
Zissler, A; Steinbacher, P; Zimmermann, R; Pittner, S; Stoiber, W; Bathke, A C; Sänger, A M.
Am J Sports Med. 2017 Mar;45(3):676-684. doi: 10.1177/0363546516668622. Epub 2016 Oct 13.
PMID: 27729321

Repetitive shock wave therapy improves muscular microcirculation.
Kisch, T; Wuerfel, W; Forstmeier, V; Liodaki, E; Stang, FH; Knobloch, K; Mailaender, P; Kraemer, R.
J Surg Res. 2016 Apr;201(2):440-5.
PMID: 27020830 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]

Success and Recurrence Rate after Radial Extracorporeal Shock Wave Therapy for Plantar Fasciopathy: A Retrospective Study.
Malliaropoulos, N; Crate, G; Meke, M; Korakakis, V; Nauck, T; Lohrer, H; Padhiar, N.
Biomed Res Int. 2016;2016:9415827.
PMID: 27478843 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]

Two emerging technologies for Achilles tendinopathy and plantar fasciopathy.
Langer, PR.
Clin Podiatr Med Surg. 2015 Apr;32(2):183-93.
PMID: 25804709 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]

Extracorporeal shockwave therapy for avascular necrosis of femoral head.
Wang, CJ; Cheng, JH; Huang, CC; Yip, HK; Russo, S.
Int J Surg. 2015 Dec;24(Pt B):184-7.
PMID: 26188081 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]

Mechanical Stimulation (Pulsed Electromagnetic Fields "PEMF" and Extracorporeal Shock Wave Therapy "ESWT") and Tendon Regeneration: A Possible Alternative.
Rosso, F; Bonasia, DE; Marmotti, A; Cottino, U; Rossi, R.
Front Aging Neurosci. 2015 Nov 9;7:211.
PMID: 26617513 [PubMed - in process]

Clinically relevant effectiveness of focused extracorporeal shock wave therapy in the treatment of chronic plantar fasciitis: a randomized, controlled multicenter study.
Gollwitzer, H; Saxena, A; DiDomenico, LA; Galli, L; Bouché, RT; Caminear, DS; Fullem, B; Vester, JC; Horn, C; Banke, IJ; Burgkart, R; Gerdesmeyer, L
J Bone Joint Surg Am, 2015 vol. 97(9) pp. 701-8
PMID: 25948515 [PubMed - in process]

Extracorporeal shock wave therapy vs cryoultrasound therapy in the treatment of chronic lateral epicondylitis. One year follow up study.
Vulpiani, MC; Nusca, SM; Vetrano, M; Ovidi, S; Baldini, R; Piermattei, C; Ferretti, A; Saraceni, VM.
Muscles Ligaments Tendons J. 2015 Oct 20;5(3):167-74.
PMID: 26605190 [PubMed - in process]

Mechano-transduction effect of shockwaves in the treatment of lumbar facet joint pain: comparative effectiveness evaluation of shockwave therapy, steroid injections and radiofrequency medial branch neurotomy.
Nedelka T, Nedelka J, Schlenker J, Hankins C, Mazanec R.
Neuro Endocrinol Lett. 2014;35(5):393-7.
PMID: 25275264 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]

Extracorporeal shock wave therapy for non-calcific supraspinatus tendinitis - 10-year follow-up of a randomized placebo-controlled trial.
Efe, T; Felgentreff, M; Heyse, TJ; Stein, T; Timmesfeld, N; Schmitt, J; Roessler, PP.
Biomed Tech (Berl). 2014 Oct;59(5):431-7.
PMID: 24728846 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]

Comparison between extracorporeal shockwave therapy, placebo ESWT and endoscopic plantar fasciotomy for the treatment of chronic plantar heel pain in the athlete.
Saxena, A; Fournier, M; Gerdesmeyer, L; Gollwitzer, H.
Muscles Ligaments Tendons J. 2013 Jan 21;2(4):312-6.
PMID: 23738317 [PubMed - in process]

Vibration and pressure wave therapy for calf strains: a proposed treatment.
Saxena, A; St Louis, M; Fournier, M.
Muscles Ligaments Tendons J. 2013 Jul 9;3(2):60-2.
PMID: 23888287

Short-term outcomes of extracorporeal shock wave therapy for the treatment of chronic non-calcific tendinopathy of the supraspinatus: a double-blind, randomized, placebo-controlled trial.
Galasso, O; Amelio, E; Riccelli, DA; Gasparini, G.
BMC Musculoskelet Disord. 2012 Jun 6;13:86.
PMID: 22672772 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]

Extracorporeal shock-wave therapy for supraspinatus calcifying tendinitis: a randomized clinical trial comparing two different energy levels.
Ioppolo, F; Tattoli, M; Di Sante, L; Attanasi, C; Venditto, T; Servidio, M; Cacchio, A; Santilli, V.
Phys Ther. 2012 Nov;92(11):1376-85.
PMID: 22745199 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]

Shockwave treatment for medial tibial stress syndrome in athletes; a prospective controlled study
Moen MH, Rayer S, Schipper M, Schmikli S, Weir A, Tol JL, Backx FJ.
Br J Sports Med. 2012 Mar; 46(4): 253-7. Epub 2011 Mar 9.
PMID: 21393260 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]

Raman study of the shockwave effect on collagens.
Cárcamo, JJ; Aliaga, AE; Clavijo, RE; Brañes, MR; Campos-Vallette, MM.
Spectrochim Acta A Mol Biomol Spectrosc. 2012 Feb;86:360-5.
PMID: 22079890 [Indexed for MEDLINE]

Trigger points - Diagnosis and treatment concepts with special reference to extracorporeal shockwaves (Article in German)
Gleitz M, Hornig K.
Orthopade. 2012 Feb; 41(2): 113-25. German.
PMID: 22349369 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]

Ultrasonographic evaluation of low energy extracorporeal pulse activated therapy (EPAT) for chronic plantar fasciitis
Gordon R, Wong C, Crawford EJ.
Foot Ankle Int. 2012 Mar; 33(3): 202-7.
PMID: 22734281 [PubMed - in process]

High-energy focussed extracorporeal shockwave therapy reduces pain in plantar fibromatosis (Ledderhose's disease)
Knobloch K, Vogt PM.
BMC Res Notes. 2012 Oct 2; 5(1): 2101791285670485.
PMID: 23031080 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]

Extracorporeal shock wave therapy improves the walking ability of patients with peripheral artery disease and intermittent claudication
Serizawa F, Ito K, Kawamura K, Tsuchida K, Hamada Y, Zukeran T, Shimizu T, Akamatsu D, Hashimoto M, Goto H, Watanabe T, Sato A, Shimokawa H, Satomi S.
Circ J. 2012 May 25; 76(6): 1486-93. Epub 2012 Mar 3.
PMID: 22447002 [PubMed - in process]

Extra-corporeal pulsed-activated therapy ("EPAT" sound wave) for Achilles tendinopathy: a prospective study
Saxena A, Ramdath S Jr, O'Halloran P, Gerdesmeyer L, Gollwitzer H.
J Foot Ankle Surg. 2011 May-Jun; 50(3): 315-9. Epub 2011 Mar 15.
PMID: 21406328 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]

Calcific tendinitis of the shoulder (Article in German)
Diehl P, Gerdesmeyer L, Gollwitzer H, Sauer W, Tischer T.
Orthopade. 2011 Aug; 40(8): 733-46.
PMID: 21814884 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]

Extracorporeal shock wave therapy in pillar pain after carpal tunnel release: a preliminary study
Romeo P, d'Agostino MC, Lazzerini A, Sansone VC.
Ultrasound Med Biol. 2011 Oct; 37(10): 1603-8. Epub 2011 Aug 19.
PMID: 21856074 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]

Comparison of radial versus focused extracorporeal shock waves in plantar fasciitis using functional measures
Lohrer H, Nauck T, Dorn-Lange NV, Schöll J, Vester JC.
Foot Ankle Int. 2010 Jan; 31(1): 1-9.
PMID: 20067715 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]

Extracorporeal shockwaves versus surgery in the treatment of pseudoarthrosis of the carpal scaphoid
Notarnicola A, Moretti L, Tafuri S, Gigliotti S, Russo S, Musci L, Moretti B.
Ultrasound Med Biol. 2010 Aug; 36(8): 1306-13.
PMID: 20691920 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]

Shock waves in the treatment of stress fractures
Moretti B, Notarnicola A, Garofalo R, Moretti L, Patella S, Marlinghaus E, Patella V.
Ultrasound Med Biol. 2009 Jun; 35(6): 1042-9. Epub 2009 Feb 25.
PMID: 19243882 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]

Extracorporeal shock-wave therapy compared with surgery for hypertrophic long-bone nonunions
Cacchio A, Giordano L, Colafarina O, Rompe JD, Tavernese E, Ioppolo F, Flamini S, Spacca G, Santilli V.
J Bone Joint Surg Am. 2009 Nov; 91(11): 2589-97.
PMID: 19884432 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]

A neural model for chronic pain and pain relief by extracorporeal shock wave treatment
Wess OJ.
Urol Res. 2008 Dec; 36(6): 327-34. Epub 2008 Oct 7.
PMID: 18839163 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]

Repetitive shock wave therapy for lateral elbow tendinopathy (tennis elbow): a systematic and qualitative analysis
Rompe JD, Maffulli N.
Br Med Bull. 2007; 83: 355-78. Epub 2007 Jul 11.
PMID: 17626054 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]

Extracorporeal shock wave therapy for chronic painful heel syndrome: a prospective, double blind, randomized trial assessing the efficacy of a new electromagnetic shock wave device
Gollwitzer H, Diehl P, von Korff A, Rahlfs VW, Gerdesmeyer L.
J Foot Ankle Surg. 2007 Sep-Oct; 46(5): 348-57.
PMID: 17761319 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]

Extracorporeal shock wave therapy in the treatment of chronic tendinopathies
Sems A, Dimeff R, Iannotti JP.
J Am Acad Orthop Surg. 2006 Apr; 14(4): 195-204.
PMID: 16585361 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]

Extracorporeal shock wave therapy without local anesthesia for chronic lateral epicondylitis
Pettrone FA, McCall BR.
J Bone Joint Surg Am. 2005 Jun; 87(6): 1297-304.
PMID: 15930540 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]

Shock wave therapy for chronic Achilles tendon pain: a randomized placebo-controlled trial
Costa ML, Shepstone L, Donell ST, Thomas TL.
Clin Orthop Relat Res. 2005 Nov; 440: 199-204.
PMID: 16239807 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]

Plantar Fasciitis
Saxena A, Fullem B.
Am J Sports Med. 2004 Apr-May; 32(3): 662-5
PMID: 15090382 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]

[3D-navigated high energy shockwave therapy and axis correction after failed distraction treatment of congenital tibial pseudarthrosis. Article in German]
Schatz, KD; Nehrer, S; Dorotka, R; Kotz, R.
Orthopade. 2002 Jul;31(7):663-6.
PMID: 12219665 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]

Effects of shock waves on the microcirculation in critical limb ischemia(CLI) (8-week study)
De Sanctis MT, Belcaro G, Nicolaides AN, Cesarone MR, Incandela L, Marlinghaus E, Griffin M, Capodanno S, Ciccarelli R.
Angiology. 2000 Aug; 51(8 Pt 2): S69-78.
PMID: 10959513 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]