Shockwave is a high-intensity sound wave, interacts with the tissues of the body Non-invasively. This procedure has been used in physiotherapy, orthopedic and Sports Medicine and is used to treat the following diseases:
• heel Spur
• tennis elbow
• Shoulder pain and immobilization
• Low back pain
• Achilles tendon pain
• Patellar tendon strain
• muscle expansion
• Groin pain
• Pelvic pain and similar items
The worldwide reported rate of clinical success with Shockwave therapy is between 77%-80%.In many instances there can be an immediate reduction of pain as well as improved mobility and improved function. It is non-invasive and there is no need for anesthesia. There are minor secondary effects following treatment, generally some soreness that will dissipate in a short amount of time.
It is recommended that you refrain from physical activity, especially the ones that would involve the treated region for 48 hours following each treatment. Each session of treatment will take approximately 5-10 minutes. 3-5 treatments are needed with 5-10 days between treatments.