3rd Place - Non-empirical Undergraduate
This systematic review evaluates several studies that have examined the use of extracorporeal shockwave therapy (ESWT) on plantar fasciitis. ESWT is a treatment option with very little evidence supporting its use. ESWT uses sound waves in the area where it is applied to create an environment of increased pressure to begin the body’s internal response against unordinary stimuli.
Health and Human Performance
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"Is the Use of Extracorporeal Shockwave Therapy Effective in Decreasing Pain and Improving Function of Patients with Plantar Fasciitis?,"
SACAD: John Heinrichs Scholarly and Creative Activity Days: Vol. 2018, Article 21.
Available at: https://scholars.fhsu.edu/sacad/vol2018/iss2018/21