Calcific Rotator Cuff Tendinopathy

Radial extracorporeal shock-wave therapy in rotator cuff calcific tendinosis.

Mangone G et al.

Clin Cases Miner Bone Metab. 2010; 7(2): 91–96.

Summary:  Observational study – 62 patients – RSWT versus Laser.  Patients treated with Radial ESWT have shown an improvement at the end of the treatment as well as 3 months post-treatment.  Radiography and echography showed disappearance (31%) or decrease (19%) of calcification in 50% of the shoulders treated with ESWT.

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