Shockwave has been featuring frequently in research for the treatment of neuro-musculoskeletal and tendinous conditions. It’s use of acoustic waves into the target area has shown to assist in reducing pain, improving blood supply while promoting tissue regeneration in muscle, bone and tendons. Shockwave can also be used for chronic tissue inflammation, stimulating collagen production, reducing calcification and releasing trigger points.
At Progress Physiotherapy we use shockwave therapy in conjunction with traditional physiotherapy and or exercise therapy, but shockwave can be used as a standalone treatment to assist with your injury or condition.
Common conditions that Shockwave Therapy can assist with