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What to expect after Shockwave Therapy?

Shockwave therapy is an non-surgical, non-invasive treatment for treatment for pain and improving mobility. Also known as extracorporeal Shock Wave Therapy or ESWT, Shockwave Therapy is used throughout the world in podiatry, urologyand rehabilitation, sports medicine, and orthopaedics.
We employ RPW Shockwave Therapy to help treat plantar fasciitis or chronic heel, as well as Achilles tendonitis. Shockwave Therapy offers several key advantages:

Quick, effective treatment
Minimal side effects
Rapid recovery

What exactly is Shockwave Therapy?

RPW shockwave therapy is a method of sending high-energy Radial Pressure Waves (RPWs) to the area of chronic pain. Acoustic waves improve the flow of blood, boost the repair and regeneration of muscles and boost metabolization at the level of the cell.

Shockwave therapy is a secure efficient, effective, and recommended treatment for patients suffering from chronic pain, even at the most extreme athletic level. Research studies and literature reviews have proven the effectiveness for ESWT as a method of treatment for tendon pain, and a myriad of musculoskeletal problems.

What is Shockwave Therapy involve?

When you undergo RPW shockwave therapy, you might feel a little discomfort, however your response is monitored by our skilled therapists to make sure you’re not experiencing discomfort. Since shockwave therapy produces an analgesic impact and you will experience instant relief from pain. The treatments also increase collagen production. You will gain more mobility after just one or two sessions.

Rapid treatment

In general, we recommend seeing at least 3-6 times, roughly one week apart, to achieve lasting pain relief. Each session takes approximately 20 minutes. Most patients experience significant improvement in their pain after the first session. Shockwave therapy can be used as part of a customized treatment plan designed to address the root causes of your foot.

Limited side effects

The use of shockwave therapy has a lower risk of side effects than surgery. Based on your level of discomfort, general health and health-related issues, there could – in extremely uncommon cases – be side consequences of ESWT:

The pain is manageable for 2-4 hours following the first treatment
Mild discomfort while treatment
Swelling, mild bruising, or Numbness
There is no response to treatment (extremely uncommon)

Rapid recovery

RPW shockwave therapy is used to ease pain and restore mobility following one session. The most likely scenario is that you’ll be prevented from engaging in high-impact activities for 48 hours after each session. The therapist will offer specific advice, however generally, the recuperation times after treatment with shockwaves are considerably shorter than surgeries.

What should you expect from Shockwave Therapy?

Within a few days you’ll be returning to your feet with less pain and better mobility. We create RPW shockwave therapy programs specifically for the pain points in your body, to provide safe and efficient pain relief with no surgery.

Contact us today to find out more regarding Shockwave Therapy near me, book a shockwave therapy session or talk to our team to discuss treatments that are specifically tailored to your needs.