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    See the latest shockwave clinical studies, scientific research, and medical papers about extracorporeal shockwave therapy (ESWT) and radial pressure wave therapy.

    Discover what shockwave therapy results are showing in this scientific research about shockwave technology in practice.

    Radial Extracorporeal Shockwave Therapy Is Safe and Effective in the Treatment of Chronic Recalcitrant Plantar Fasciitis
    By: Ludger Gerdesmeyer, MD, PhD, Carol Frey, MD, Johannes Vester, PhD, Markus Maier, PhD, Lowell Weil Jr, DPM, Lowell Weil Sr, DPM, Martin Russlies, PhD, John Stienstra, DPM, Barry Scurran, DP, Keith Fedder, MD, Peter Diehl, MD, Heinz Lohrer, MD, Mark Henne, MD, and Hans Gollwitzer, MD
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    Shockwave Therapy for the Treatment of Chronic Proximal Hamstring Tendinopathy in Professional Athletes
    By: Angelo Cacchio, Jan D. Rompe, John P. Furia, Piero Susi, Valter Santilli and Fosco De Paulis
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    Ultrasonographic Evaluation of Low Energy Extracorporeal Pulse- Activated Therapy (EPAT) for Chronic Plantar Fasciitis
    By: Robert Gordon, MD; Charles Wong, BHSc; Eric J. Crawford, BHSc Toronto, Canada
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    The Role of Extracorporeal Shockwave Treatment in Musculoskeletal Disorders
    Daniel Moya, MD, Silvia Ram ́on, MD, PhD, Wolfgang Schaden, MD, Ching-Jen Wang, MD, Leonardo Guiloff, MD, and Jai-Hong Cheng, MD
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    Current Concepts of Shockwave Therapy in Stress Fractures
    By: Carlos Leal, Cristina D’Agostino, Santiago Gomez Garcia, Arnold Fernandez
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    Repetitive Low-Energy Shockwave Application Without Local Anesthesia is More Efficient Than Repetitive Low-Energy Shockwave Application with Local Anesthesia in the Treatment of Chronic Plantar Fasciitis*
    By: Rompe JD, Meurer A, Nafe B, Hofmann A, Gerdesmeyer L.
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    The American Journal of Orthopedics – Safety and Efficacy of ESWT for Chronic Lateral Epicondylitis
    By: John P. Furia, M.D.
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    The American Journal of Sports Medicine – Extracorporeal Shockwave for Chronic Patellar Tendinopathy
    By: Ching-Jen Wang M.D., Jih-Yang Ko M.D., Yi-Sheng Chan M.D., Lin-Hsiu Weng M.D. and Shan-Lin Hsu M.D.
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    The American Journal of Sports Medicine – Eccentric Loading, Shockwave Treatment, or a Wait-and-See Policy for Tendinopathy of the Main Body of Tendo Achilles
    By: Jan D. Rompe, M.D., Bernhard Nafe, M.D., John P. Furia, M.D. Ph.D., and Nicola Maffulli, M.D., Ph.D., F.R.C.S.(Orth)
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    Radial Shockwave Therapy in Calcific Tendinitis of the Rotator Cuff
    By: Dr. P. Magosch, ATOS Clinic Heidelberg (Germany)
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    Shockwave Therapy Compared with Intramedullary Screw Fixation for Nonunion of Proximal Fifth Metatarsal Metaphyseal-Diaphyseal Fractures
    By: John P. Furia, MD, Paul J. Juliano, MD, Allison M. Wade, MD, Wolfgang Schaden, MD, and Rainer Mittermayr, MD
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    Physical Therapy – Effectiveness of Radial Shockwave Therapy for Calcific Tendinitis of the Shoulder: Single-Blind, Randomized Clinical Study
    By: Angelo Cacchio, Marco Paoloni, Antonio Barile, Romildo Don, Fosco de Paulis, Vittorio Calvisi, Alberto Ranavolo, Massimo Frascarelli, Valter Santilli, Giorgio Spacca
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    Low-Energy Extracorporeal Shockwave Therapy as a Treatment for Medial Tibial Stress Syndrome
    By: Jan D. Rompe, Angelo Cacchio, John P. Furia and Nicola Maffulli
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    Extracorporeal Shockwave Therapy Compared with Surgery for Hypertrophic Long-Bone Nonunions
    By: Angelo Cacchio, Lucio Giordano, Olivo Colafarina, Jan D. Rompe, Emanuela Tavernese, Francesco Ioppolo, Stefano Flamini, Giorgio Spacca and Valter Santilli
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    Efficacy of Extracorporeal Shockwave Therapy in Frozen Shoulder
    By: Badak Vahdatpour, Parisa Taheri, Abolghasem Zare Zade and Saeed Moradian
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    Clinically Relevant Effectiveness of Focused Extracorporeal Shockwave Therapy in the Treatment of Chronic Plantar Fasciitis. A Randomized, Controlled Multicenter Study
    By: Hans Gollwitzer, MD, Amol Saxena, DPM, Lawrence A. DiDomenico, DPM, Louis Galli, DPM, Richard T. Bouche, DPM, David S. Caminear, DPM, Brian Fullem, DPM, Johannes C. Vester, ́Carsten Horn, MD, Ingo J. Banke, MD, Rainer Burgkart, MD, and Ludger Gerdesmeyer, MD
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    Techniques in Foot and Ankle Surgery – Shockwave Therapy for Treatment of Foot and Ankle Conditions
    By: Alastair Younger, MB, ChB, FRCSC
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    The American Journal of Sports Medicine – Shockwave Therapy for Patients with Lateral Epicondylitis of the Elbow
    By: Ching-Jen Wang, M.S. & Han-Shiang Chen, M.D.
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    Efficacy of Extracorporeal Shockwave Therapy for Knee Osteoarthritis: a Randomized Controlled Trial
    By: Zhe Zhao, MD, Rufand Jing, MD, Zhan Shi, PhD, Bin Zhao, MD, Quan Ai, MM, and Gengyan Xing, MD
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    Antibacterial Effects of Extracorporeal Shockwaves*
    By: Gerdesmeyer L, von Eiff C, Horn C, Henne M, Roessner M, Diehl P, Gollwitzer H. Klinik und Poliklinik fur Orthopadie und Sportorthopadie der Technischen Universitat Munchen, Munchen, Germany
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    MASTERPULS® ONE

    Description

    The new radial pressure wave system MASTERPULS® ONE has been developed with a clear focus on maximum ease of use, compact design, high efficiency and perfect mobility.

    The MASTERPULS® ONE is ideal for use as a compact and flexible pressure wave starter model for the treatment of all standard indications.

    Key Features

    • Ideal starter model or add-on
    • Easy to use and versatile in the application
    • Best »shock wave therapy companion«, even outside the therapist’s office
    • Dimensions: 289 x 238 x 310 mm
    • Weight: 9.8 kg
    • 6 energy levels: 6 – 18 Hz / max. 2.7 bareff

    MASTERPULS® “ULTRA” MP50

    Description

    Compact design, low capital expenditure, maximum portability. The MP50 features a newly designed hand control with all the main operating elements integrated into the hand-piece, allowing for safer treatment on patients as changes can made to settings without looking away. Multiple transmitters heads (optional).

    Key Features

    • Compact design
    • Low capital expenditure and maintenance costs
    • Maximum mobility, can be easily carried anywhere
    • Newly developed hand control, with all main operating elements integrated into the handpiece. Frequency, energy levels and number of shocks applied can be adjusted directly via selector buttons. Only product of its kind on the market. This allows for safer treatments on patients as changes can be made to settings without looking away from the patient.
    • Vibration therapy (V-ACTOR®)(Optional)

    MASTERPULS® “ULTRA” MP100

    Description

    All the versatility of the 50, the MP 100 features an integrated controls hand-piece, as well as a built-in, high-performance compressor for more power and effective results, with the added convenience of multiple hand-pieces. And all featuring deep impact shock transmitters. 10” touch screen (optional)

    Key Features

    • Newly developed hand control, with all main operating elements integrated into the handpiece. Frequency, energy levels and number of shocks applied can be adjusted directly via selector buttons. Only product of its kind on the market. This allows for safer treatments on patients as changes can be made to settings without looking away from the patient
    • Compact design
    • 10” touch screen (optional)
    • Built-in high-performance compressor makes the system even more powerful and provides excellent therapy success rates
    • Low maintenance costs
    • Combinable handpieces
    • Radial Shockwave therapy with various shock transmitters
    • Vibration therapy (V-ACTOR®) (Optional)
    • Can be integrated with numerous heads

    MASTERPULS® “ULTRA” MP200

    Description

    The ultimate in comprehensive care, the MP 200 provides more ways than any MasterPuls® unit to care for your patients. Featuring deep impact shock transmitters, it accurately pinpoints deep pain regions that can’t be reached by other shockwave device manufacturers.

    Key Features

    • Compact design
    • Pioneering Single Frame Casing
    • Maximum mobility, can be easily carried anywhere
    • Built-in high-performance “Silent” compressor with time controlled condensate drain
    • All-new R-SW hand-controlled handpiece with innovative “Active-tip-control” display with pressure and frequency selection
    • Individual Parameter Setting (IPS-Control) for different indications
    • Combinable handpieces
    • Radial Shockwave therapy with various shock transmitters
    • Oscillating ‘V-ACTOR®’(Optional) Technology for better myofascial Trigger Point therapy
    • V-ACTOR® vibration therapy: 21 – 31 Hz (optional)

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