Radial Shock Wave Therapy is our newest service targeted at relieving your pain. Healing of painful areas is sped up by activating the self-healing effects of the body. As a result pain is decreased and mobility increased.
Conditions treated by Radial Shock Wave Therapy
- Shoulder pain, e.g. shoulder calcification
- Tennis elbow or golfer’s elbow
- Inflammation of the patellar tendon (jumper’s knee)
- Shin pain/tibial periostitis
- Achilles tendon pain
- Heel pain (heel spur, plantar fasciitis)
- Chronic pain in the neck, shoulder or back
- Tension headaches
- Muscle tension caused by painful muscle knots (trigger points)
Treat your pain and get back to a normal life!
Research Into Radial Shock Wave Therapy
Patient satisfaction reached 90%
More than 75% very satisfied patients
Helps where conventional therapy fails
85% of patients return to active sports faster
How Radial Shock Wave Therapy Works
First of all, by hand or using ultrasound, your physiotherapist locates the areas of pain.
For optimal efficacy, gel is applied on the area to be treated.
The Radial Shock Wave Therapy device is held to the treatment area and shockwaves are applied.
Does Radial Shock Wave Therapy Hurt?
Most of the therapy is painless. At times the shockwaves may be little uncomfortable.
How Long Does Radial Shock Wave Therapy Treatment Take?
The duration will vary based on the pain and condition being treated. Generally this will be from 5 to 10 minutes.
How Often Would I Need Radial Shock Wave Therapy Treatment?
6 to 8 sessions once per week, again, depending on the condition being treated.
Ask Us About Radial Shock Wave Therapy in Coffs Harbour
Contact us to chat about the treatment, or speak with one of our physiotherapists at your next appointment.