Shin Splints

Low-Energy Extracorporeal Shock Wave Therapy as a Treatment for Medial Tibial Stress Syndrome.

Rompe JD et al.

Am J Sports Med. 2010;38(1):125-32.

Summary: Cohort study with matched control group – 94 patients – RSWT vs. standard home training.  This cohort study on running athletes demonstrates that low-energy radial SWT is safe and effective for treating subjects with chronic medial tibial stress syndrome.  Satisfactory improvement is maintained for at least 1 year.

Posted in Research & Evidence.