What is the role of pulsed short-wave treatment for osteoarthritis (OA)?

Updated: Jun 10, 2020
  • Author: Carlos J Lozada, MD; Chief Editor: Herbert S Diamond, MD  more...
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Another randomized clinical trial demonstrated that pulsed short-wave treatment was effective in relieving pain and improving function and quality of life in women with knee osteoarthritis on a short-term basis; additional studies are needed to validate the 12-month follow-up. [132]


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