Shock wave therapy (SWT) is new non invasive solution for chronic
musculo-skeletal pain, frequently used in physiotherapy, orthopaedics
and sports medicine.
Analgesic Effect –Elimination of Pain- decrease of muscle tension,
inhibition of spasms and enhanced dispersion of substance P
Acceleration of healing- increase of collagen production and
improved metabolism and microcirculation.
Mobility Restoration- helps in dissolving calcified fibroblasts.
MOST COMMON INDICATIONS:
Painful shoulder (calcification, tendonitis, impingement syndrome)
Tennis elbow- Epicondylitishumeri radialis/ulnaris,
Exostoses of small hand joints,
Pain in the groin area,
Jumper’s knee-Patella tip syndrome,
Pain in the hamstring insertions,
Heel spur-calcar calcanei Planter fasciitis,
Tibialis anterior syndrome.