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Shockwave Therapy for Chronic Pain

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Shockwave therapy is quickly gaining in popularity as a treatment for everything from chronic pain to sports injuries. Shockwave therapy uses sound waves to help heal the body, and there is increasing evidence that it is an effective treatment for many different conditions. Shockwave therapy is all-natural as it does not require medication, injections or surgical treatment. It is also highly effective with very quick results. Read on to find out more about shockwave therapy!

 

What is Shockwave Therapy?

Shockwave therapy is a treatment that uses sound waves to help heal the body. Shockwave therapy is all-natural and does not require any medication or injections. It is commonly regarded as highly effective, with very quick results.

 

How Does Shockwave Therapy Work?

Shockwave therapy is administered by a therapist. During a shockwave therapy session, the therapist will direct the shockwaves to the area where you are experiencing pain. The sound waves help to break up pain and inflammation, and they also stimulate the healing process. They also help to break up any scar tissue or deposits that may be causing pain. At the same time, shockwaves stimulate the release of endorphins, which are natural pain relievers. Shockwave therapy is a non-invasive form of treatment that is generally well-tolerated by patients. There is no downtime associated with shockwave therapy, and most people report feeling relief after just a few sessions.

 

Who Can Benefit from Shockwave Therapy?

Shockwave therapy can be an effective treatment for many different conditions, including:

Chronic pain relief with shockwave therapy

If you suffer from chronic pain, you may be all too familiar with the frustration of trying to find relief. While there are a variety of treatments available, many people find that they don’t provide long-term relief. However, shockwave therapy may be an effective solution for your chronic pain.

Shockwave therapy is a type of treatment that uses sound waves to break up pain and inflammation that is causing chronic pain. It has been shown to be particularly effective for treating chronic back pain and other forms of musculoskeletal pain. If you’re looking for an alternative to traditional treatments for chronic pain, shockwave therapy may be worth considering.

Head down for a consultation with our experienced osteopaths to see if shockwave therapy is the best option for you.

 

Healing sports injuries with shockwave therapy

Sports injuries are a common occurrence, especially for athletes who push their bodies to the limit. Common sports injuries include: sprains & strains, dislocations, chronic back & neck pains, and tennis/golfer’s elbow. While rest and ice may help to reduce swelling, the healing process can often be slow and painful.

Shockwave therapy is a new treatment that uses high-intensity sound waves to stimulate the healing process. The shockwaves help to break up scar tissue and increase blood flow to the area, which speeds up the healing process. Shockwave therapy may just be the solution you need to help heal sports injuries quickly and effectively.

If you are suffering from a sports injury, head down for a consultation with our experienced osteopaths to see if shockwave therapy is right for you.

 

Arthritis treatment with shockwave therapy

Arthritis is a common condition that affects millions of people around the world. The most common symptoms are pain and inflammation in the joints. While there is no cure for arthritis, there are treatments that can help to reduce the symptoms.

One such treatment is shockwave therapy. Shockwave therapy is a non-invasive form of treatment that uses sound waves to stimulate healing in the joints. The sound waves help to reduce inflammation and promote the healing of damaged tissue. Additionally, shockwave therapy can help to break up calcification in the joints, which can further reduce pain and stiffness. Shockwave therapy is an effective treatment for arthritis, and it can be used in conjunction with other forms of osteopathic treatment.

If you are suffering from arthritis, head down for a consultation with our experienced osteopaths about whether shockwave therapy is right for you.

 

Tendinitis treatment with shockwave therapy

Tendinitis is the inflammation or irritation of a tendon (the thick fibrous cords that attach muscle to bone). The condition causes pain and tenderness just outside a joint. This is most common around one’s shoulders, elbows, wrists, knees, and heels. If you’re suffering from tendinitis, shockwave therapy may be a treatment worth considering. Shockwave therapy is a non-invasive treatment that uses sound waves to stimulate blood flow and promote healing. It’s been used to treat a variety of conditions, including tendinitis, plantar fasciitis, and other forms of tendonitis. While shockwave therapy isn’t a cure-all, it can be an effective treatment for some people. Consult our experienced osteopaths to see if shockwave therapy is right for you.

If you’re suffering from chronic pain, sports injuries, arthritis, tendinitis head down for a consultation with our team to see if shockwave therapy is right for you.

FAQs about shockwave therapy

Is Shockwave Therapy Safe?

Yes, shockwave therapy is safe. The sound waves used in shockwave therapy are of low intensity and do not cause any damage to the body. There are no side effects associated with shockwave therapy.

 

What is the Cost of Shockwave Therapy?

The cost of shockwave therapy varies depending on the condition being treated and the number of sessions required. However, shockwave therapy is generally very affordable. For accurate costs, drop us a visit or call to schedule your first consultation so that our osteopaths can create a treatment plan tailored for you.

 

How Long Does Shockwave Therapy Take?

Shockwave therapy is a quick and easy treatment that can be done in just a few minutes. The duration of the treatment plan will depend on your ailment or condition.

 

In short…

Shockwave therapy is a new treatment that uses high-intensity sound waves to stimulate the healing process. The shockwaves help to break up scar tissue and increase blood flow to the area, which speeds up the healing process. Shockwave therapy may just be the solution you need to help heal your chronic pain, sports injuries, arthritis, and more!

If you wish to get started on your healing journey, choose our experienced osteopaths to be there alongside you. We aim to allow everyone to find synergy with their bodies again, to work with your bodies, never against it. If this is what you are looking for, book your consultation today!

How we help you

City Osteopathy & Physiotherapy is a one-stop clinic which provides a comprehensive solution for your pain. Our expert team provides manual hands-on therapy and corrective exercises to help you move better and feel better. 

Our team comprises

Osteopathy

OSTEOPATHS

Osteopathy takes a full-body treatment approach that doesn’t just focus on your symptoms, but focuses on treating the root cause.

All sessions include an assessment, manual hands-on therapy, corrective exercises and movements, and reassessment.

Our osteopaths may also use other treatment methods like:

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PHYSIOTHERAPISTS

Physiotherapy focuses on designing exercise plans to support rehabilitation and performance optimisation.

All sessions include an assessment, manual hands-on therapy, corrective exercises and movements, and reassessment.

Our physiotherapists may also use other treatment methods like:

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WOMEN'S HEALTH EXPERTS

Pelvic health issues can affect all people of all ages (yes, both male and female populations). Weakened muscles can lead to incontinence, pelvic pain, and pelvic organ prolapse.

All sessions include an assessment, corrective exercises and movements, and other treatment methods.

Treatment methods include:

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SPORTS MASSAGE THERAPISTS

Sports massage therapy focuses on manual therapy to knead and manipulate muscles and other soft tissues of the body. All sessions include hands-on manual therapy.

Some types of massage provided are:

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