Eccentric loading, versus eccentric loading plus shock-wave treatment for midportion Achilles tendinopathy: A randomized controlled trial.
Rompe JD, Furia JP, Maffulli N
J Bone Joint Surg Am 2009;37:463-470
If the effectiveness of eccentric loading and extracorporeal shock wave therapy separately has been proven, this study aims at knowing if the combination of both these methods can improve results in patients suffering from midbody Achilles tendinopathy.
Read the full study: http://ajs.sagepub.com/content/early/2008/12/15/0363546508326983.abstract