A 31-year-old member asked:
Can you explain shockwave therapy for calcified shoulder tendonitis?
1 doctor answer • 2 doctors weighed in
Dr. Christina Teimourianswered
29 years experience
ESWT : In our office we have used eswt-extracorporeal shockwave therapy for 12 years on the plantar fascia and achilles tendon with excellent results. For these areas the shock or "pressure" waves break up the chronic inflammatory scar tissue on a microscopic level and jump start the healing process.
5.4k viewsReviewed >2 years ago
A 25-year-old member asked:
Is shockwave therapy effective for calcified shoulder tendonitis?
2 doctor answers • 2 doctors weighed in
Dr. Sahba Ferdowsianswered
General Practice 20 years experience
No: You can cause further injury to before a full healing process.
6.3k viewsAnswered >2 years ago
Last updated Sep 28, 2016
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