Shockwave Therapy

Radial pressure waves offer a non-invasive treatment solution for long-term insertion and soft tissue pathologies. Local treatment of the affected area will enhance and reset the healing pattern, while reducing pain and improving function. With very few negative side effects, Radial Pressure Wave therapy is indicated for conditions that are normally very difficult to treat, and is now widely used for many therapeutic and wellness applications.

Benefits & Physical effects of Shockwave Therapy

  • Pain reduction (Gate Control theory)
  • Increased metabolism, as shockwaves influence the tissues on a cellular level
  • Revascularization effect, where the renewed blood flow promotes tissue healing and regeneration
  • Muscle tone recovery
  • Improved balance and strengthen

What are some of the side effects of this treatment?

  • Procedure can be painful
  • Minor skin bruising, reddening and swelling around the treated area
  • Results may be limited due to not following recommended treatment plan

Who should avoid this type of treatment?

  • Clients with pacemakers
  • Clients on certain types of medication (blood thinners)
  • Children
  • Woman who are pregnant