Shockwave therapy is the gold-standard treatment for chronic tendon injuries, and alongside a progressive exercise plan, can significantly speed recovery, promote healing and reduce pain.
How it Works
Shockwave Therapy is a non-surgical, non-evasive treatment manually applied by the practitioner to the injury site. It is administered within the individuals pain tolerance level to:
- Increase blood flow to the local area
- Stimulate cell proliferation and collagen production
- Enhance healing rate
- Decrease pain levels
Is Shockwave therapy safe
Yes, extremely – when performed by qualified practitioners. Its use is supported by the National Institute for Clinical Excellence (NICE) and has very few contraindications that will be discussed at your initial consultation.
Conditions we treat with Shockwave therapy
- Achilles Tendinopathy
- Plantar Fasciitis
- Patella tendinopathy
- Hamstring tendinopathy
- Greater trochanter pain syndrome
- Golfers and tennis elbow
- Calcific tendinopathy of the shoulder
Cost of Shockwave therapy
Please not, for best results a course of treatments will be necessary, this is typically between 3 – 6 sessions at weekly intervals. However, this will vary from patient-patient.