Extracorporeal Shockwave Therapy

Extracorporeal Shockwave Therapy

Radial Extracorporeal Shockwave Therapy is an  evidence-based treatment that involves passing low energy pressure waves into damaged tissues to increase bloodflow and stimulate repair whilst reducing pain and allowing your body to restart its own natural healing process.

WHAT ARE RADIAL SHOCKWAVES?
Shockwave therapy has been used since the 1980’s for the non-surgical treatment of kidney stones, fast forward 40 years and its now used to treat many areas of the body.  Radial shockwaves are low energy pressure waves that are delivered into damaged tissues such as tendons and muscle, this increases blood flow, has an analgesic effect and stimulates the body’s natural repair and regeneration processes.

WHO USES SHOCKWAVE THERAPY?
This treatment is widely used in physiotherapy, podiatry, osteopathy, sports medicine and
orthopaedics to provide fast pain relief and increased mobility. Shockwave Therapy is clinically
proven, recognised by the top orthopaedic hospitals and used by high-profile professional sports bodies

HOW SUCCESSFUL IS THE TREATMENT?
After only 2-3 sessions, many patients report complete pain relief or significant pain reduction.
The therapy eliminates pain or restores mobility, thus improving your quality of life. In chronic conditions alone, an overall success rate ranges from 60-80% when other therapeutic treatments have been unsuccessful.

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