Extracorporeal shockwave therapy for Achilles tendinopathy - guidance (IPG571)

National Institute for Health and Care Excellence - NICE
Publication date:
21 December 2016


Evidence-based recommendations on extracorporeal shockwave therapy for treating Achilles tendinopathy in adults. This involves passing shockwaves through the skin to the affected area.

This guidance replaces NICE interventional procedures guidance on extracorporeal shockwave therapy for refractory Achilles tendinopathy (IPG312).

Next review: December 2019.

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