Shockwave therapy accelerates the healing process in the body by stimulating metabolism and enhancing blood circulation to regenerate damaged tissue.
Shockwave therapy delivers strong energy pulses that are applied to the affected area for short periods of time. This stimulates cells in the body that are responsible for bone and connective tissue healing. In many instances, shockwave therapy treatments have proven to be effective in cases where the human body has not been able to heal itself on its own.

Shockwave therapy produces an acoustic pressure wave that is transmitted to the body’s tissue. The pressure wave created at the point of contact transmits radially inside the patient’s body.

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What is Shockwave Therapy?

Shockwave therapy is a non-surgical, non-invasive form of treatment that delivers impulses of shock waves to an injured area and helps to speed up the healing process. An individual can heal at a faster rate by increasing the blood flow to the affected area.

Shockwave therapy uses a machine with probes attached to it to help target different parts of the body.

What Conditions Can Shockwave Treat?

Shockwave Therapy is a highly effective treatment for a number of common musculoskeletal conditions, such as tendinitis, plantar fasciitis, and tennis/golfers elbow. The therapy uses high-energy sound waves to stimulate blood flow and promote healing. Shockwave Therapy has been shown to be particularly effective in treating chronic pain, as the sound waves help to break up scar tissue and trigger the release of pain-relieving hormones.

Shockwave therapy is a relatively new treatment that is quickly gaining popularity in the world of sports medicine. Shockwave therapy uses sound waves to stimulate healing and repair tissue damage, and it has been shown to be an effective treatment for a variety of injuries.

What Happens During Shockwave Therapy?

During the procedure, a gel will be applied over the affected site and the probe will be applied. The probe is pressed on to the skin which sends shockwaves through the tissue that is being treated, and helps initiate the body to respond naturally by increasing circulation of blood and the number of blood vessels which should encourage the healing process. Shockwave therapy is a treatment that uses sound waves to improve blood flow and help the body heal itself. The therapy is non-invasive, and generally only takes a few minutes to complete.

Shockwave therapy isn’t a painful procedure, but it may be uncomfortable as waves can be felt as the pulses are being delivered. Treatments shouldn’t last more than 20 minutes, and a number of treatments may be required to help resolve your issue.

Treatment will typically be once per week, and most conditions will require 3-6 sessions to achieve the best possible outcome. Shockwave Therapy should be accompanied by simple rehabilitation exercises in order to achieve the full benefit of the treatment. If you are looking for a non-invasive and effective way to manage your pain, Shockwave Therapy may be right for you.

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