Sign Up For Our Monthly Newsletter and Receive A Free Massage Oil On Your Next Visit

Shockwave therapy is quickly becoming a recognized treatment method for many chronic pain issues. It’s especially useful for problems that affect the tendons of muscles. Understanding how shockwave therapy works in treating plantar fasciitis helps you get the relief you’ve been looking for. Other treatment methods can fail to eliminate the symptoms of plantar fasciitis, which can interfere with your daily activities. How Shockwave Therapy Works Shockwave therapy works through the use of targeted shockwaves that stimulate the healing response of the body. It’s been used to successfully treat common tendon issues like plantar fasciitis and tennis elbow among many others. Low-energy and high-energy shockwaves can be used during this treatment. Low-energy shockwaves are applied over a series of treatments while high-energy shockwaves are typically applied in just one session. Low-energy waves produce little or no discomfort during treatment. Patients who must undergo high-energy shockwave treatments may require anaesthesia. High-energy…

Read More

Extracorporeal shockwave therapy is one of the newer and lesser known treatments available through physiotherapy and sports clinics. Many people are unaware of the benefits of this treatment or even what exactly it entails. Those suffering from chronic and painful conditions may find this treatment really helpful. Here we outline how shock wave treatment works and the therapeutic benefits it offers. What is it? Shockwave therapy is used in physical therapy, urology, orthopedics, and cardiology. The treatment consists of the…

Read More

It’s one of the lesser-known physiotherapy techniques, but one that can be effective. Shockwave therapy (also called radial shockwave therapy) is a technique that uses high-energy sound waves – and not electrical shocks – to help assist the healing process after an injury. Shockwave therapy is used for musculoskeletal injuries, mainly those areas where connective tissues come into contact with bone. Examples of common injuries treated by shockwave therapy treatment include tennis/golf elbow, rotator cuff tendonitis/calcification, stress fractures, trochanteric bursitis…

Read More