Shockwave Therapy, Radial and Focus, MG Clinic, Hackney

Shockwave Therapy (Radial and Focus) is an evidenced-based treatment that involves passing low energy pressure waves into damaged tissues to stimulate repair whilst reducing pain and allowing your body to restart its own natural healing process.

What are Radial Shockwaves?

Shockwave therapy has ben used since the 1980’s for the non-surgical treatment of kidney stones, fast forward 40 years and it’s now used to treat many areas of the body. Radial Shockwaves are low energy pressure waves that are delivered into damaged tissues such as tendons and muscle, this increases blood flow, has an analgesic effect and stimulates the body’s natural repair and regeneration processes. Hackney

Who uses Shockwave Therapy?

Shockwave Treatment is widely used in physiotherapy.podiatry, osteopathy, sports medicine and orthopedics to provide fast pain relief and increased mobility. Shockwave Therapy is clinically proven, recognised by the top orthopaedic hospitals and used by high-profile professional sports bodies.

How Can Shockwave Help ME?

Plantar Fasciitis, Myofascial Pain and Chronic Tendinopathies such as:

Achillies.Patellar (Knee), Gluteal, Adductors, Proximal Hamstring, Tennis/Golfers Elbow. Distal Biceps, Calcific Tendinopathy.How

Successful Is The Treatment?

After only 2-3 sessions, many patients report complete pain relief or significant pain reduction. The therapy eliminates pain or restores mobility, thus improving your quality of life. In chronic conditions alone, an overall success rate ranges from 60-80% when other therapeutic treatments have been unsuccessful.

How Many Sessions Are NEEDED?

The amount of treatment sessions will vary depending on the type of conditions being treated. As a rule, 3 – 6 treatment sessions are advised. Sessions last about 20-30 minutes.

Is Shockwave Therapy Painful?

You may experience some discomfort during treatment but the pain shocul be tolerable. Energy levels can be adjusted accordingly. Due to the analgesic effect of shockwave therapy many patients report immediate pain relief following treatment.

Is Shockwave Therapy Safe?

Shockwave therapy is very safe. It has NICE guidance for many indications, and used within the NHS. Shockwave Therapy performs by Our Experienced and Qualified Osteopaths is largely risk-free.

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