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What is extracorporeal radial shockwave therapy?
Extracorporeal Radial Shockwave Therapy is a series of high-energy percussions to the affected area. The shockwave is a physical sound wave “shock”, not to be confused with an electric one.
How does it work?
1) Treatment produces an inflammatory response. The body responds by increasing metabolic activity around the site of pain. This action stimulates and accelerates the healing process.
2) Shockwave breaks down scar tissue and possibly calcification as well.
3) Transmission of pain for the following conditions is greatly reduced or blocked:
· Plantar Fasciitis
· Heel Spurs
· Morton' s Neuroma
· Hallux Rigidus
· Achilles Tendonopathy,
· Anterior Tibial Syndrome
· Stress Fractures
· Trochanteric Tendonitis
. Achilles Tendonitis
How long does the treatment last?
3000 shocks are administered per session, which last approximately 15 minutes.
How many treatments will I need?
Normally three treatments are necessary, administered in weekly intervals; there is a small possibility that 2 additional treatments may be necessary if your condition is severe, or chronic.
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