Arch Phys Med Rehabil 2021 May 21. Epub 2021 May 21.
Institute of Clinical Medicine, National Yang-Ming University, Taipei, Taiwan; Institute of Clinical Medicine, National Yang Ming Chiao Tung University, Taipei; Department of Medical Research, Taipei Veterans General Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan; Department of Orthopedics, China Medical University Hospital, Taichung, Taiwan. Electronic address:
Objectives: To determine the efficacy of extracorporeal shock wave therapy (ESWT) and to determine the ideal energy flux density of wide-focused ESWT in the treatment of trigger finger (TF).
Design: Double-blinded, randomized, controlled trial.
Setting: A university hospital PARTICIPANTS: A total of 60 patients with grade II TF according to the Quinnell classification were randomly and evenly allocated to three treatment groups. Read More