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Is Extracorporeal Shockwave Therapy (ESWT) effective in the treatment of chronic achilles tendinopathy? A systematic review

Is Extracorporeal Shockwave Therapy (ESWT) effective in the treatment of chronic achilles tendinopathy? A systematic review

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An essay for the 2011 Undergraduate Awards (Lecturer Nomination) Competition by Ronan McLoughlin. It is nominated by Lecturer Annette Harte of University of Ulster in the category of Life Sciences
An essay for the 2011 Undergraduate Awards (Lecturer Nomination) Competition by Ronan McLoughlin. It is nominated by Lecturer Annette Harte of University of Ulster in the category of Life Sciences

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Is Extracorporeal Shockwave Therapy (ESWT)Effective in the Treatment of Chronic AchillesTendinopathy
 
A Systematic Review
 
ESWT for Chronic Achilles Tendinopathy 
2
INDEX OF CONTENTS
 
Page
 ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS
.................................................................................... 4
DECLARATION
.................................................................................................... 5
 ABSTRACT
.......................................................................................................... 6
 CHAPTER 1 INTRODUCTION
........................................................................ 7-8
 CHAPTER 2 METHODOLOGY
..................................................................... 9-10
 Section 2.1 Search Strategy .............................................................................
9
 Section 2.2 Eligibility of Studies .......................................................................
9
 Section 2.3 Methodological Quality Assessment ...............................................
9
Section 2.4 Outcomes ....................................................................................
10
 Section 2.5 Qualitative Analysis .....................................................................
10
 CHAPTER 3 RESULTS
................................................................................ 11-14
 Section 3.1 Study Identification and Selection ...............................................
11
 Section 3.2 Quality of the Studies ..................................................................
11
 Section 3.3 RCTs investigating the effectiveness of ESWT ...........................
12
 Subsection 3.3.a RCTs including eccentric loading exercises
.....................
13
CHAPTER 4 DISCUSSION
........................................................................... 15-20
Section 4.1 Co- interventions ..........................................................................
16
 Section 4.2 Outcome Assessment ..................................................................
17
 Section 4.3 Additional Research Studies ........................................................
17
 Section 4.4 Limitations of the Review ..............................................................
18
 Section 4.5 Recommendations for Future Research .......................................
19
 Section 4.6 Implications for Practice ...............................................................
19
 CHAPTER 5 CONCLUSION
............................................................................. 21
REFERENCES
.............................................................................................. 22-25
 
ESWT for Chronic Achilles Tendinopathy 
3
 APPENDICES
.............................................................................................. 26-36
1 Database Search Strategies and Search Results ................................
27-28
 2 Van Tulder Criteria List for Methodological Quality Assessment ...............
29
 3 Flow Diagram of Screening Searches for Inclusion ...................................
30
 4 Data Collection Tables of Included Studies
..........................................
31-35
5 Van Tulder Rating of Included Studies
......................................................
36
 

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