If your Physio thinks that RPW Shockwave Therapy is a good treatment option for you, they will start a course of treatments on your specific injury area. The number of treatments may vary between 4-6 depending on your condition and the outcomes. Most treatments are approximately 3-10 days apart depending upon the particular patient. Once […]
The length of time of the physical treatment application itself will not exceed the recommended 10 minutes but may vary based on your condition. The rest of your treatment session will involve education, advice, and establishing a home exercise program aimed at enhancing the beneficial effects of the Shockwave Treatment.
You may feel slightly uncomfortable during your shockwave treatment. This is determined by the level of pain that you’re experiencing prior to your treatment. The treatment may only last for up to ten minutes making the pain level bearable.
Shockwave therapy uses radial pressure waves which are a non-invasive treatment solution for long-term tendon insertion and soft tissue pathologies. Local treatment of the affected area will enhance and reset the healing pattern. The intensive pulses from the handpiece help to inhibit the transmission of the pain signal (Gate Control Theory). Shockwaves influence the tissue […]
Shockwave therapy incorporates the use of radial shockwaves or radial Pressure Waves that are introduced into the body by means of a freely moved applicator. The technology used in the equipment works via the compression of air to create shock waves that are sent through the transmitter. These shockwaves penetrate into the tissue and have […]
The problems that Shockwave Therapy can assist with are: Plantar fasciitis, heel pain, and heel spurs Shoulder calcification, tendinopathy, and chronic shoulder pain Tennis elbow or lateral/medial epicondylitis Achilles tendonitis Patella/knee tendonitis Gluteal tendonitis The reduction of myofascial trigger points (localised or referred muscle pain)
Yes, we provide this service at all of our locations.