Field Reports Orthopaedics

September 2017

ORTHOPAEDICS

Treatment of a pulled lateral quadriceps muscle

Corry Ullrich reports about the successful therapy of a pulled lateral quadriceps muscle from skateboarding by using a combination of fascial treatment with radial shock waves and floss band.
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May 2017

ORTHOPAEDICS

RSWT for infrahyoid muscle tension

Dr Ulrike Aussem from Kronberg reports on her success in treating infrahyoid muscle tension with radial shock waves.
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Treatment with focused shock waves

March 2017

ORTHOPAEDICS

Shock waves help reduce healing time for adhesive capsulitis of the shoulder (frozen shoulder)

Dr Thomas Engelhardt, Frankfurt and Nidderau, Germany, presents a case study showcasing the success which can be achieved with ESWT even in difficult conditions with long healing times or a poor healing prognosis.
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Radial shock wave treatment of the interscapular muscles

March 2017

ORTHOPAEDICS

Trigger point shock wave therapy of the neck and interscapular muscles

Dr Torsten Grubert, Pforzheim, Germany, reports on the successful trigger point shock wave treatment of a patient with paraesthesia and tingling in both hands, accompanied by neck muscle tension.
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July 2016

ORTHOPAEDICS

Shock waves and acupuncture for shoulder pain treatment

Dr. med. Heinrich Everke from Konstanz, Germany, combines shock wave therapy and acupuncture for treating chronic shoulder pain.
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May 2016

ORTHOPAEDICS

Focused shock wave therapy for pseudarthrosis

Dr Frank Bätje, Hanover/Germany, writes about the successful treatment of pseudarthrosis with shock waves.
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December 2015

ORTHOPAEDICS

The Foot: An Ideal Area of Application for Shock Wave Therapy

For Dr Alfred Spieker of Achern, Germany, the foot is an ideal area for applying shock wave therapy due to the good treatment results.
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September 2015

ORTHOPAEDICS

Field Report: Successful frozen shoulder ESWT instead of operation

Dr Stefan Gardt of Mainz, Germany, describes the successful ESWT of a frozen shoulder, eliminating the need for a complicated surgical revision of the shoulder joint.
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Dr Everke shock wave acupuncture

September 2015

ORTHOPAEDICS

Field Report: Shock wave acupuncture for increasing athletic performance

Dr Heinrich Everke of Constance, Germany, explains in detail how the use of shock wave acupuncture can optimise performance and promote regeneration in sports medicine.
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September 2015

ORTHOPAEDICS

Field Report: Extracorporeal Shock Wave Therapy (ESWT): Three case studies

Elbow, heel, wrist: Dr Wolfgang Sinn of Friedberg describes the successful use of extracorporeal shock wave therapy (ESWT) on the basis of three current case studies.
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Field Report: Frozen shoulder treatment with ESWT

August 2015

Orthopaedics

Field Report: Frozen shoulder treatment with ESWT

Dr Ralf Michael of Karlsruhe, Germany, reports on the successful therapy of a frozen shoulder with extracorporeal shock waves.
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Dr Stolzenbach - trigger syndrome

August 2015

ORTHOPAEDICS

Complex trigger point syndrome of the cervical spine

Dr Volker Stolzenbach of Mühlacker, Germany, describes the treatment of a complex trigger point syndrome of the cervical spine with extracorporeal shock wave therapy (ESWT).
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July 2015

ORTHOPAEDICS

Field Report: ESWT for Pseudarthrosis Following Weber B Fracture

In a case report, Dr Holger Mahn of Bad Vilbel, Germany describes the successful use of extracorporeal shock wave therapy (ESWT) for treatment of pseudarthrosis following a Weber B fracture.
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Frozen shoulder

June 2015

ORTHOPAEDICS

Field Report: Treatment of Frozen Shoulder

Dr. med. Klaus Hornig of Saarbrücken, Germany, summarizes his experiences in the treatment of frozen shoulder with extracorporeal shock wave therapy (ESWT).
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Use of ESWT in Conservative Orthopaedic Practice

June 2015

ORTHOPAEDICS

Field Report: Use of ESWT in Conservative Orthopaedic Practice

ESWT is frequently used in the practice of Dr Ulrich Hannemann of Albstadt, Germany – both for standard indications as well as for more infrequent indications, such as eczema on the lower leg.
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ESWT for pseudarthrosis

June 2015

ORTHOPAEDICS

Field Report: Application of extracorporeal shock wave therapy (ESWT) for pseudarthrosis

Prof Dr Sven Ostermeier of Gundelfingen, Germany, regularly employs extracorporeal shock wave therapy to treat pseudarthroses. Here he reports on successful therapeutic treatment of a 47-year-old female patient.
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Dr. med. Hasch

May 2015

ORTHOPAEDICS

Field Report: Case presentation of a 36-year-old female patient with lumbago

Dr Eckhard Hasch of Worms, Germany reports on the treatment of a patient with lumbago who suffered from frequent pain attacks. As part of the treatment, Dr Hasch applied focused shock wave therapy. The result was a significant alleviation of symptoms.
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May 2015

ORTHOPAEDICS

Experience Report: Extracorporeal shock wave therapy for existing spinal canal stenosis

Dr Claus F. Bonner, Murrhardt (Germany), reports on a 70-year-old female patient suffering from spinal canal stenosis in the region of the cervical and lumbar spine. As an alternative to surgery, shock wave therapy is performed and achieves the same results as injections.
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Apophysitis calcanei

April 2015

ORTHOPAEDICS

Pilot study: ESWT for calcaneal apophyseal osteochondrosis?

A pilot study shows that (radial) extracorporeal shock wave therapy can also at least be considered to be a treatment alternative without side effects for sport-associated, osteochondritic apophyseal injuries.
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Unilateral headache

April 2015

ORTHOPAEDICS

Experience Report: Unilateral headache with trigger points of the obliquus capitis superior muscle

Like all striated muscles, the obliquus capitis superior muscle can also develop myofascial trigger points. Dr Klaus Hornig describes the pathology as well as diagnosis and therapy with focused shock wave therapy – often, just one session is sufficient.
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pseudarthrosis

April 2015

ORTHOPAEDICS

Experience Report: FSWT for metatarsal-4 pseudarthrosis

Dr Armin Sehne, Fellbach, reports on a 43-year-old female patient who suffered a fracture of the left 4th metatarsal head as a result of a fall. Focused shock wave therapy was performed 11 months after the accident – with exceptional results.
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April 2015

ORTHOPAEDICS

Experience Report: Treating fascia with shock wave therapy

When treating fascia with shock wave therapy, Dr Stephan Swart and Dr Carlo Di Maio use special fascia transmitters. In a selected case study they describe the successful treatment of a patient.
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Dr Sheel

March 2015

ORTHOPAEDICS

Experience Report: Shock wave therapy of a bone marrow oedema

Dr Jeffry Sheel, Frankfurt am Main, Germany, reports in a case presentation on the successful treatment of a bone marrow oedema in the trochlea tali using focused shock wave therapy.
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Dr Conrad

January 2015

ORTHOPAEDICS

Experience Report: Shock wave therapy

A patient complains of pain in his right leg that occurs after minimal stress from physical exercise. For the passionate runner training has become impossible. Dr med. Holger Conrad reports on the successful treatment of the pain with shock waves.
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Dr Leipert

October 2014

ORTOPAEDICS

Experience Report: Shock Waves in the Diagnosis and Treatment of Myofascial Pain

In a case study, Dr Rainer Leipert of Bad Wimpfen, Germany, demonstrates that focused and radial shock waves not only make successful and gentle treatment of myofascial pain possible, but also play an important role in diagnosis.
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Dr. Torsten Grubert

September 2014

Orthopaedics

Experience Report: Successful trigger shock wave treatment

Successful trigger shock wave treatment with radial shock waves In a selected case study, Dr Torsten Grubert of Pforzheim, Germany, describes successful trigger shock wave treatment of a patient suffering deep-seated, often agonizing back pain.
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Dr Engelhardt

September 2014

ORTHOPAEDICS

Experience Report: ESWT and RSW

Treatment with focused and radial shock waves: Dr. med. Thomas Engelhardt from Nidderau treats his patients with both focused and radial shock waves. A selected case study illustrates the outcomes that can be achieved with shock wave therapy, particularly with patients who have been told, in reference to their pain: "You will just have to live with it."
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Dr Spieker

August 2014

ORTHOPAEDICS

Experience Report: Trochanteric area with and without pseudoradicular radiation

More than 10,000 shock wave treatments: Dr. med. Alfred Spieker of Achern has performed more than 10,000 shock wave treatments in his practice, the majority in them in the trochanteric area, both with and without pseudoradicular radiation. Treatment is successful in more than 90 percent of cases.
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Dr Hornig

July 2014

ORTHOPAEDICS

Experience Report: Trigger point therapy with ESWT

Ten years of ESWT in orthopaedic practice: Shock wave therapy has been an integral part of my private orthopaedic practice, which specialises in trigger point therapy, for more than ten years. Both the Duolith® and the Masterpuls® akust. are in continuous daily use.
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Dr Aussem

July 2014

ORTHOPAEDICS
 

Experience Report: Groin pain of unknown cause

In cases of groin pain of unknown origin, MTPs in the deep hip rotators can be the cause of the pain. This is exemplified by two case studies, in both of which the patient was successfully treated with radial shock wave therapy (R-SW).
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