Regeneration and reparative process
How It Works.
Shockwave works by creating a pro-inflammatory response. This means that the healing process can be accelerated by converting a chronic inflammatory condition into an acute inflammatory condition. By doing this, the following beneficial effects can be created:
All of the above can lead to a reduction in pain and therefore increased function/mobility. Common conditions that can be treated using shockwave therapy include but are not limited to:
HOW LONG DOES IT LAST
1000-3000 shocks are administered per session, which last approximately 5-10 minutes. Your physiotherapist will administer your treatment based on best practice for individual conditions
HOW MANY TREATMENTS DO I NEED
Normally three treatments are necessary at weekly intervals for acute issues. For chronic conditions it is recommended to undertake 4 sessions.