Shockwave therapy is successfully used for the treatment of muscle/ tendon tissue and tendon insertions. Shockwaves are high energy sound impulses. The energy released in the treatment area improves the metabolism and blood circulation; thereby stimulating the body’s self-healing repair mechanism. Shockwave has many advantages; it is Short treatment time per session, High percentage of successful treatments after only a few sessions and it Makes medication and/ or surgery superfluous. The effectiveness of shockwave therapy is sufficiently proven by scientific research.

Conditions for Shockwave therapy

  • Calcified shoulder and other painful conditions in shoulder tendons.
  • Elbow pain: Golfer’s elbow (medial epicondylitis) and tennis or mouse elbow (lateral epicondylitis).
  • Pain in and around the hip joint: Trochanteric tendinitis / trochanteric bursitis, sometimes in connection with an incipient degenerative joint disease.
  • Knee pain like jumper’s knee, runner’s knee and Osgood Schlatter’s Disease, functional pain when athletes heavily stress their knees.
  • Shin splint, pain resulting from damage to muscles along the shin (i.e.running).
  • Achilles tendinitis, pain in the Achilles tendon when physically active.
  • Heel spurs / Plantar fasciitis develop as an abnormal growth in the heel bone due to calcium deposits that form when the plantar fascia pulls away from the heel.

Effects of Shockwave therapy

  • Reversal of Chronic Inflammation.
  • Stimulation of collagen production.
  • Dissolution of calcified fibroblasts.
  • Dispersion of pain mediator.
  • Release of trigger point .

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