News

Pilotstudie/Sesamoide

June 2017

Research

Pilot study: radial shock waves for sesamoid injuries

A new study evaluates the efficacy of radial shock wave therapy for the management of sesamoiditis in athletic patients.
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May 2017

Found online

SHOCK WAVE UK: conference lectures online

In October 2016, the SHOCK WAVE UK Conference took place in London. The participants discussed current trends and future perspectives of shock wave therapy. Some of the excellent lectures are now available on YouTube.
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May 2017

NEWS

New handbook: “Fascia treatment with shock waves”

Soon available: a new handbook introduces physicians and therapists to “Fascia treatment with shock waves”.
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Bodyshaping

March 2017

RESEARCH

Acoustic wave therapy for cellulite and body shaping

A new study evaluates the efficacy of acoustic wave therapy (AWT) for cellulite and body shaping – with a positive conclusion.
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trigger digit

January 2017

NEWS

Trigger digit: rESWT is an effective treatment

A recent study provides evidence for the effectiveness of radial shock wave therapy (rESWT) for the treatment of trigger digit.
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Diabetic foot ulcers

January 2017

NEWS

Diabetic foot ulcers: ESWT has beneficial effect on healing

A new study investigates the efficacy of extracorporeal shock wave therapy (ESWT) on healing chronic diabetic foot ulcers.
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August 2016

RESEARCH

Osteitis pubis: earlier return to play

Osteitis pubis in amateur footballers: new data shows that a combination of physiotherapy and shock waves results in an earlier return to play.
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August 2016

RESEARCH

Shock wave therapy may quickly repair injured muscles

A recent study at the University of Salzburg/Austria shows that shock wave therapy accelerates the regeneration of muscle tissue.
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June 2016

RESEARCH

Repetitive shock wave therapy improves muscular microcirculation

A new study by Kisch et al. evaluates the effect of focused ESWT on muscle tissue – with very promising results.
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March 2016

RESEARCH

Lateral epicondylitis: ESWT vs. cryoultrasound therapy

A new study by Vulpiani et al. evaluates the effectiveness of ESWT vs. cryoultrasound therapy in the treatment of chronic lateral epicondylitis.
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Studie Variji

December 2015

RESEARCH

ESWT in the treatment of non-healing diabetic ulcer

A new pilot study by Variji et al. evaluates the safety and efficacy of ESWT in patients with non-healing diabetic foot ulcer.
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ESWT

November 2015

RESEARCH

ESWT for avascular necrosis of the femoral head

A new review article by Wang et al. discusses the clinical treatment of osteonecrosis of the femoral head with extracorporeal shock wave therapy.
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Fascial therapy

October 2015

NEWS

Fascial therapy: new academy shares expertise

The newly founded academy „discentis" shares in-depth practical know-how on using shock wave therapy (in combination with other methods of treatment) for fascia-related problems.
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Enthesiopathies II

October 2015

NEWS

Special highlight for our users: “Enthesiopathies II”

Do not miss out: in November 2015, we will start publishing selected chapters from the new practice handbook “Enthesiopathies II” by Dr Ulrich Dreisilker.
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OrthoEvidence

October 2015

RESEARCH

New ESWT study convinces OrthoEvidence

The new study by Gollwitzer et al. about the effectiveness of focused shock wave therapy in the treatment of chronic plantar fasciitis meets the high quality standards of “OrthoEvidence”.
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Neurologie - MS

September 2015

RESEARCH

ESWT for injection site panniculitis in MS patients

A new study shows that ESWT is a safe and efficient physical treatment modality for injection-induced painful cutaneous side effects of disease-modifying drugs in multiple sclerosis.
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ESWT avascular necrosis

September 2015

RESEARCH

ESWT of stage IV avascular necrosis of the femoral head

A new study evaluates the effect of extracorporeal shock wave therapy (ESWT) on stage IV avascular necrosis of the femoral head.
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Enthesiopathies II

September 2015

News

New Practical Manual “Enthesiopathies II”

Radial shock wave therapy (RSWT) for patients with Apophysitis calcanei “Enthesiopathies II” by Dr Ulrich Dreisilker is the sixth publication in the “Shock Wave Therapy in Practice” series. It will be published in autumn 2015.
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Apophysitis calcanei

August 2015

Research

RSWT for patients with Apophysitis calcanei

Radial shock wave therapy (RSWT) for patients with Apophysitis calcanei A new study analyzes the effectiveness and safety of radial extracorporeal shock wave therapy (RSWT) in juveniles with Apophysitis calcanei.
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Erectile dysfunction

August 2015

Research

ESWT for male erectile dysfunction

A new study evaluates the efficacy, safety and patient satisfaction rate after low-intensity ESWT for the treatment of male erectile dysfunction (ED).
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Treatment of Achilles tendinopathy

July 2015

Research

Treatment of Achilles tendinopathy and plantar fasciopathy

A new study shows that RSWT may be a viable treatment option for Achilles tendinopathy and plantar fasciitis after other treatments have failed and before considering surgical intervention.
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Body contouring

July 2015

Research

Acoustic wave therapy in body contouring

The objective of a new randomized, controlled clinical study by Nassar et al. was to investigate the safety and efficacy of acoustic wave therapy (AWT) in body contouring.
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MASTERPULS ultra

July 2015

Technology

MASTERPULS® »ultra« Successfully Started

Since its market launch in 2014 at the »VSOU Congress« in Baden-Baden, Germany, the MASTERPULS® »ultra« has impressed many users.
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Research

July 2015

Research

ESWT effective in the treatment of chronic plantar fasciitis

The objective of a new randomized, controlled multicenter study by Gollwitzer et al. was to test whether focused extracorporeal shock wave therapy is effective in relieving chronic heel pain diagnosed as plantar fasciitis.
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SEPIA Handstück

July 2015

New product

New focused »SEPIA« handpiece

The newly developed »SEPIA« handpiece for the DUOLITH® SD1 »ultra« will be available in September 2015. It offers a whole range of innovative features from which users can benefit.
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New ESWT Patient Website

June 2015

News from the Net

Now Online: New ESWT Patient Website

Effective immediately, patients can obtain comprehensive information about extracorporeal shock wave therapy at www.eswt.info – in English or German. Furthermore, the website convinces with good service: Patients can consult an integrated Google Map to learn which physicians in their vicinity offer the therapy.
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News Nedelka

May 2015

Research

New publication: ESWT treatment of lumbar facet joint pain

In a retrospective study, Nedelka et al. compare the efficacy of shock wave therapy in the treatment of lumbar facet joint pain with the efficacy of interventional treatment procedures. The study shows that ESWT appears to be a safe and promising option with negligible side effects.
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Arzt Portal

April 2015

Research

New literature review

A new review article summarizes and evaluates the available basic scientific evidence for using ESWT for the treatment of tendon pathologies, suggesting possible shock wave-induced mechanisms of tissue repair.
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Masterplus ultra
News from the web

Shock wave therapy: benefits and reimbursement

A new article on the German health portal www.gesundheit-medikamente.com informs readers about shock wave therapy. The author highlights the advantages of the treatment and discusses recent reimbursement decisions of the German statutory health insurance companies.
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Shockwave Berlin
Review

A look back at "SHOCK WAVE Berlin"

More than 250 participants from throughout the world met from 3 to 4 October 2014 for the "2nd International SHOCK WAVE Conference" in the heart of Berlin. The first-class lectures and hands-on workshops relating to the motto "Shock Wave Therapy in Progress" showed once again that there are many arguments for using shock wave therapy.
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Buch magenta
Reference Book

Now available: "Multidisciplinary Medical Applications"

From angina pectoris to wound healing: the new book by Heinz Lohrer and Ludger Gerdesmeyer documents the broad spectrum of treatment options of extracorporeal shock wave therapy (ESWT).
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Stosswellentherapie
TV report

'Hauptsache gesund' showcases shock waves

On 31 July 2014 the magazine programme "Hauptsache gesund" on German TV channel MDR (Mitteldeutscher Rundfunk) looked at shoulder pain and what can be done about it. The programme showcased shock wave therapy as an alternative to surgery. A music teacher reported on how the technique had enabled her to continue to pursue her profession without the pain she had previously experienced. The report can be viewed (in the original German) in the MDR Mediathek plus, we have put together a brief summary of the content for you. Further information on frozen shoulder can be found on our web portal.
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German website SPIEGEL ONLINE reports on shock wave therapy
TV report

German website SPIEGEL ONLINE reports on shock wave therapy

Germany's leading news website has posted a new article on using shock waves to treat cellulite. The author reported on the positive results from a study carried out under the leadership of Prof Dr Karsten Knobloch at Hannover Medical School (MHH) in Germany. The original article is available here, but we have also put together a brief summary for you.
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MASTERPULS® MP100 "ultra"
Technology

Radial novelty

The new radial shock wave therapy system MASTERPULS® MP100 "ultra" was presented at this year's annual meeting of the VSOU (South German Orthopedic Society) in Baden-Baden, Germany. For further information, go to the website of the manufacturer Storz Medical.
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