A single application of low-energy radial extracorporeal shock wave therapy is effective for the management of chronic patellar tendinopathy
Furia et al.
Knee Surg Sports Traumatol Arthrosc. 2013 Feb;21(2):346-50.
Summary: Retrospective study – 33 patients RPW versus 30 controls. SWT is safe and effective up to 12 months from the last application, and provides significantly better results than current conservative care.