Even Patients with Very Chronic Symptoms of Greater Trochanteric Pain Syndrome (GTPS) may Report Improvements Following Radial Extracorporeal Shockwave Therapy (rESWT), but no Single Baseline Factor Predicts Response

SUMMARY Objective. Do any measures at baseline predict response from radial Extracorporeal Shockwave Therapy (rESWT) for patients with GTPS? Methods. Setting: single UK NHS Sports Medicine Clinic. Patients: 260 patients following rESWT for GTPS. Mean age 60.0 ± 11.9 years, 81% female, mean duration of symptoms 44.5 ± 44.7 months (range: 3 months-20years). Interventions: participants received three sessions of … Continued