Shockwave Therapy is a relatively new tool on the block. It has been used in musculoskeletal medicine for years and the evidence is promising for use as a component of treatment.
Check out the recent podcast below from the British Journal of Sports Medicine and an article from Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Journal by Adam Tenforde, MD et al.
Tenforde AS, Borgstrom HE, DeLuca S, et al. Best practices for extracorporeal shockwave therapy in musculoskeletal medicine: Clinical application
and training consideration. PM&R. 2022;14(5): 611-619. doi:10.1002/pmrj.12790