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Shockwave Therapy

Course #: 03-1289

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CE Credit Hours: 1.00 Continuing Education Credit Hours

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CEU Course Description

Extracorporeal shockwave therapy (ESWT) is a modality that uses high-energy sound waves to permeate human tissue to create a healing effect. It has had a wide variety of uses since the 1970s and was first used for the dissolution of kidney stones. With the emergence of quality studies, ESWT has since expanded in utility to tendon and bone healing. Through this course, Physical Therapists and Physical Therapist Assistants will learn evidence-based details of ESWT including indications, contraindications, side effects, parameters, and medical use. 

CEU Course Objectives

  1. Summarize the purpose, benefits, and effectiveness of shockwave therapy to explain the topic to patients.
  2. Discuss the types, contraindications, and any side effects associated with shockwave therapy.
  3. Summarize the history and current evidence of shockwave therapy as a modality.

CEU Course Syllabus

Introduction-->Section 1 0.25 Contact Hours
Section 2 0.25 Contact Hours

Section 3

0.25 Contact Hours
Section 4-->References 0.25 Contact Hours

Total = 1 contact hour

Instructional level = Basic

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Course Date: 2022-05-18

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