Benefits of Shockwave Therapy
An instant reduction in pain is achieved immediately after the session due to decreased concentration of the pain neurotransmitter called “Substance-P”.
TENDON & SOFT TISSUE REPAIR
Shockwave therapy is able to restart the recovery process in painful, degenerative tendons that are in a failed state of healing.
NEW BLOOD VESSEL FORMATION
Nitric Oxide (NO) is released which promotes the formation of new blood vessels and improved blood supply.
Frequently Asked Questions
There will be mild discomfort during the procedure. To get the best results, we need to deliver as much energy as you can tolerate without exceeding a self-rated 7/10 on the pain scale.
An optimum shockwave treatment protocol is 1 session per week for a minimum of 3 weeks and a maximum of 6 weeks. Randomised clinical trials have found there to be an 89% success rate when following these guidelines.
Shockwave therapy is considered to be a safe and non-invasive therapy. However, some minor side effects that have been reported such as increased local discomfort, swelling, redness of the skin.
There is no additional charge for the first session and is included in the initial consultation fee.
All other sessions are charged at $50 over and above the consultation fee.
Additional areas requiring treatment are charged at $20 per region.