What Is Shockwave Therapy
Shockwave Therapy is a new effective method to treat various musculoskeletal conditions. Shockwave treatment was originally used to treat kidney stones and is now been used to treat and help with pain and injuries. Each session takes 15 minutes and the average number of session required is six. Shockwave Therapy is used to aid healing of chronic tendon, muscle, or ligament injuries. The therapy is non-surgical treatment.
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How Does It Work?
Shockwave therapy a probe is used to exert pressure pulse waves into the injury and causes a biological reaction of tissue cells.
The treatment encourages blood flow to the area of concern promoting healing. By promoting a new inflammatory or healing response tissue healing and repair is then facilitated.
How Long Does It Last?
Shockwave sessions last normally 15 minutes, and the average number of sessions required is 5-6 sessions.
What Conditions Can Shockwave Treat
It can be used to treat various orthopaedic conditions including: