Shockwave therapy is a non-invasive treatment that eases pain and helps heal soft tissue in as little as 6 weeks. This treatment is used for conditions such as Tendinopathies (tendon) & muscle pain.
What is radial shock wave therapy & how does it work?
Shockwave therapy is a single acoustic pressure pulse applied to injured tissue to initiate repair. Compressed air is converted into radial shock waves, using the shockwave applicator it is delivered to the tissue on the affected area of the body.
- Blood circulation
- Tendons gliding ability
- New bone formation
- Activation of mesenchymal stem cells (specialised cells. i.e. cartilage & bone cells)