Shock Wave Therapy (SWT) stimulates deep tissue regeneration, repair and healing of both acute and chronic orthopaedic conditions. It is used by professional sports teams and elite athletes around the world.
Shockwave treatment is non-invasive, painless and evidence-based. (See References 1 and 2)
It is covered as a chiropractic service in health benefit plans.
Typically, 3 to 6 session are required at once-a-week intervals.
Each session takes the same time as a regular chiropractic treatment.
PLANTAR FASCIITIS TRIGGER POINTS - TIGHT MUSCLES HIP BURSITIS PATELLOFEMORAL OR KNEE PROBLEMS
ROTATOR CUFF TENDONITIS OR BURSITIS
Other conditions helped by Shockwave Therapy:
Carpal tunnel syndrome
Tennis or golfers elbow
Calcific tendonitis or bursitis
If you have an orthopaedic problem that is not listed here then please ask Dr. Arthur to research it on a medical study data base to see Shockwave has been used for your condition, and if so, whether it helps.
1. Extracorporeal Shockwave Therapy Treatment in
Upper Limb Diseases: A systematic review. J of Clinical Medicine. 2020; 9(453): 1-13.
2. The effectiveness of extracorporeal shock wave therapy in lower limb tendinopathy: a systematic review. Am J Sports Med. 2015 Mar; 43(3):752-61.