Extracorporeal shock-wave therapy effectively reduces calcaneal spur length and spur-related pain in overweight and obese patients


Hayta E., ŞALK İ., Gumus C., Tuncay M. S., Cetin A.

JOURNAL OF BACK AND MUSCULOSKELETAL REHABILITATION, vol.30, no.1, pp.17-22, 2017 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 30 Issue: 1
  • Publication Date: 2017
  • Doi Number: 10.3233/bmr-160708
  • Journal Name: JOURNAL OF BACK AND MUSCULOSKELETAL REHABILITATION
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.17-22
  • Keywords: Calcaneal spur, extracorporeal shock wave therapy, pain X-ray imaging, CHRONIC PLANTAR FASCIITIS, RANDOMIZED CONTROLLED-TRIAL, HEEL PAIN, METAANALYSIS, MANAGEMENT, NONUNION, ESWT
  • Acibadem Mehmet Ali Aydinlar University Affiliated: No

Abstract

OBJECTIVE: We aimed to evaluate the effects of extra corporeal shock-wave therapy (ESWT) on the calcaneal spur length and pain severity in overweight and obese patients with symptomatic calcaneal spur.