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Shockwave Therapy

The types of shockwave therapy offered at our clinic are known as Radial Wave Therapy, or EPAT (extracorporeal pulse activated treatment), and Focus Wave Therapy, or LiESWT (low intensity extracorporeal shockwave therapy). These evidence-based treatments work for 9 out of 10 patients with acute or chronic musculoskeletal issues and doesn't require surgery, anesthesia, or pain medication!

Indications

FDA Approved for Achilles Tendonitis and Plantar Fasciitis

FDA Cleared for all Acute and Chronic Musculoskeletal pain

Uses and Evidence

Rotator Cuff Pain or Injury

- Plantar Fasciitis

- Achilles Tendonitis

- Leg Pain

- Arm Pain

- Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

- All forms of Acute and Chronic Musculoskeletal Pain

- Healthy Muscle to Improve Athletic Performance

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Frequently Asked Questions

Avoid NSAIDs such as Tylenol and Motrin for 48 hours before and after treatment if possible. The goal of this treatment is to create inflammation to allow for healing and these medications will decrease this reaction.

Blood thinners are not contraindicated but large areas of bruising can develop. This will go away but is expected after this treatment.

Therapy is tailored to each patient. Areas that are more bony may experience more pain. Adjustments in delivery of therapy can be made to accommodate for pain.

This treatment is contraindicated with some medical conditions such as cancer or with blood clots in the area. If you have any concerns, please speak to the treatment provider. Click the link below for other common questions:

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