Analysis of therapeutic effect of extracorporeal shock wave on tennis elbow

  • Zhenguo Wu Xi ‘an Shiyou University
Keywords: Extracorporeal Shock Wave; Tennis Elbow; External Humerus Epicondylitis


Extracorporeal shock wave therapy plays an important role in the prevention and treatment of musculoskeletal diseases due to its advantages of convenient operation, safety, high efficiency and no drug intervention. In recent years, extracorporeal shock wave therapy has been widely used in the treatment of external humeral epicondylitis, such as through extracorporeal shock wave combined with ultrashort wave therapy and other physical factors. As people become more accepting of exercise, the frequency of some musculoskeletal disorders is also increasing. For such diseases, the effect of drug treatment is often reflected in the alleviation of symptoms, and the radical cure of the disease is not obvious. Under this premise, the advantages of the physical factor therapy approach appear. By performing extracorporeal shock wave therapy, the pain can be relieved in a short period of time, and the patient’s normal activities and symptoms can be significantly improved after the treatment cycle.


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