Shock wave more effective than drugs at treating knee pain

A new study has just been published in the medical journal BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders describing a study of 40 patients. The patient were suffering from pain in the knee caused by fluid in the bone marrow known as “primary bone marrow edema syndrome (BMES)”. The fluid is a “non-specific” symptom of a number of potential causes […]

Study shows shock wave effective for coccyx therapy

Treating injuries of the tail bone with shock waves at first glance is only distantly related to treatments for erectile dysfunction. However, it is likely that the same mechanisms for tissue healing are at play. In both cases the conditions cannot be treated effectively with drugs or surgery and so a treatment that is virtually without […]