Piezoelectric Shock Wave Sources: Are they Still the Cinderella to Treat Musculoskeletal Disorders?

Technical Notes | Volume 2 | Issue 2 | JRS Jul – Dec 2022 | Page 03-06 | Daniel Moya, Achim M. Loske
DOI: 10.13107/jrs.2022.v02.i02.51

Author: Daniel Moya [1], Achim M. Loske [2]

[1] Department of Orthopaedics, Hospital Británico de Buenos Aires, Argentina,
[2] Centro de Física Aplicada y Tecnología Avanzada, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México,
Blvd. Juriquilla 3001, Querétaro, México.

Address of Correspondence
Dr. Daniel Moya, MD
Department of Orthopaedics, Hospital Británico de Buenos Aires, Argentina.
E-mail: drdanielmoya@yahoo.com.ar


There are three types of focused shock wave generators: electrohydraulic, electromagnetic and piezoelectric. Although it has been postulated that there are no differences in clinical efficacy between the three, the information available on the results of the use of piezoelectric generators to treat musculoskeletal disorders is very limited.
The objective of this publication is to demonstrate the little existing evidence on piezoelectric generators and to highlight their versatility and promising future.

Keywords: Musculoskeletal disorders, Shock waves, ESWT, Piezoelectric.


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How to Cite this article: Moya D, Loske AM |Piezoelectric Shock Wave Sources: Are they Still the Cinderella to Treat Musculoskeletal Disorders?. | Journal of Regenerative Science | Jul – Dec 2022; 2(2): 03-06.

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