Evidence Supporting Extracorporeal Shockwave Therapy for Acute and Chronic Soft Tissue Wounds
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Treatment is clinically effective, non-invasive (no morbidities related to surgery), is well tolerated by patients, does not require anesthesia, and is cost-effective and easy to apply on an outpatient basis.
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