How does shockwave therapy work?
Shockwave therapy is a form of mechanical pressure and radial waves applied to your heel, arch or calf area, which helps in the repair process of the injured tissue.
Shockwave therapy stimulates the cells and WAKES THEM UP to start repairing the damage.
Shockwave has the ability to breakdown calcium deposits in tissue and also patients find that due to the analgesic effect that it has on the nerves it helps to reduce the pain immediately.
4 Things About Shockwave you might want to know…
- Shockwave is a safe and effective treatment.
- Clinically around 80% of our patients have experienced significant pain relief when they incorporated Shockwave Therapy.
- Shockwave therapy can be a little uncomfortable but should not be painful.
- Shockwave therapy responds the best in combination with strength work and should be used in conjunction with other treatments for best results.
It’s even better when you add strengthening!
Shockwave is not a new treatment, however it is getting more widely used within the Allied Health Industry due to it’s proven patient results.
For those of you who are struggling to find a treatment that gets rid of the pain, this may be for you. Call us to find out if this is the answer to your pain relief.