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Hrvatsko društvo za fizikalnu i
rehabilitacijsku medicinu

3rd Extracorporeal Shock Wave Therapy Online Course

3rd Extracorporeal Shock Wave Therapy Online Course


Organized by the European College of PRM, with the scientific support of the ESWT SISC of The European PRM Society (ESPRM).

Duration: 1 December 2019 – 31 March 2020

Accredited by EACCME with 24 European CME credits.

Course coordinators: Nikolaos Barotsis & Elena Ilieva

Faculty: Nikolaos Barotsis, Elena Ilieva, Henk Stam, Regina Stemberger

Participants Eligible to attend the course are physicians (either trainees or specialists) practising in the field of musculoskeletal rehabilitation.

Level: Beginner: basic

Language: English

Modules: the course will comprise the following modules:

  1. Introduction: HistoryPhysics, Biological effects
  2. Therapeutic application of SW:Indications, Contraindications & Side Effects, US guided ESWT.
  3. Upper Limb applications:Shoulder, Elbow
  4. Lower Limb applications: Hip & knee, Ankle & foot
  5. Special applications: Bone healing, Myofascial pain syndrome, Wound healing, Spasticity.

Outcomes: The participants upon successful completion of the e-Learning material will fully acquire the theoretical knowledge for safe and effective application of ESWT. The e-Learning material provides the required up-to-date evidence-based data for the clinical application of Shock Waves in musculoskeletal disorders. Participants who will successfully & timely complete the activity will receive a certificate of Theoretical Competency in ESWT and the EACCME certificate of CMEs.

Registrations and detailed information can be found at