therapy is applied through a hand piece, which transmits high pressure radial mechanical waves through the skin to the underlying tissues.
new blood vessel growth in damaged tissues
cell reproduction and growth.
ultimately results in a decrease in pain and dysfunction. Post shockwave, the
body's metabolic and natural healing process continues to occur stimulating
further tissue repair and leading to a further reduction in symptoms.
are several musculoskeletal conditions that have a good effect with shockwave
therapy. Strong research has confirmed their value, however please note that
this treatment is always used as part of a multi-modal treatment plan.
·Rotator Cuff Tendinopathy
usually require a month of treatment, once a week to give the tissue healing
its best chance. Most often there will be an associated gradual tendon loading programme along with the shockwave sessions. This is recgonised as best practice.
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