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Shockwave Therapy

A treatment improve chronic musculoskeletal conditions and in some cases be more effective than rehabilitation exercises

What is Shockwave?

Shockwave Therapy is a high energy acoustic wave that stimulate the cells and the body's intrinsic healing mechanisms and decrease pain.

In our clinic we use a very highly powered machine called Focused Shockwave that is transmitted into the body from very shallow or up to a depth of about 12cm.

Will it work for me?

Research shows high levels of success for the following conditions: 

Plantar fasciitis
Achilles tendinopathy
Hamstring tendinopathy
Patella tendinopathy
Shin splints
Non-union fractures
Myofascial trigger points -localised tender or painful area
Sub-acute injuries
Wound healing

What are the benefits? 

Short treatment time
Improve healing time of chronic injuries unresponsive to conservative care
Deep tissues can be reached
Non-invasive and minimal side effects
Precise and targeted application
Results in a few treatments
Alternative to medications

Contraindications for the area to be treated:  

Haemophilia or other coagulation disorders
Disturbed sensory and nervous function, eg. poorly controlled Diabetics
Corticosteroid injections - wait minimum of 6 weeks after local injections
Malignancy/cancers
Prostheses and implants

What are the side effects of treatment?

Haemophilia or other coagulation disorders
Disturbed sensory and nervous function, eg. poorly controlled Diabetics


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