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Is Shock wave a contraindication or not for patients with a mixed connective tissue disease?

Dear Forum

Re: Is Shock wave appropriate ?

A patient has attended the Heel Pain Clinic in Morriston Hospital for bilateral Achilles Tendinopathy. Unfortunately she has failed a number of treatments on our pathway and is now in line for shock wave therapy. Her medical history includes mixed connective tissue disease and is medicated with hydroxicholoroquine. Is this a contra-indication for us to undertake the above treatment based on her medical history in your opinion.

Thanks

Anne- Marie Hutchison and Jon Neathey Heel Pain Clinic Morriston Hospital

Anne-Marie Hutchison

10 months ago

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Cliff Eaton
Cliff Eaton

I am in agreement with Tim in that I am not aware of this condition or medication being contraindicated for Shockwave Therapy

Prof Tim Watson
Prof Tim Watson

People of the Forum. Anne-Marie e mailed me with this query and I said that I did know of anything that identified either the clinical presentation, nor the medication as a contraindication. I also suggested that she messaged the Forum in case anybody else was aware of anything that was relevant. Thanks. Tim

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