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Chronic Pain

Say Goodbye to Chronic Pain: How Shockwave Therapy Can Improve Quality of Life?

Pain affects millions of people around the world, and can have a major impact on their quality of life. Chronic pain is especially difficult to manage that it can be debilitating, disrupting everyday activities and making even simple tasks seem impossible. Traditional treatment plans for chronic pain may not be effective or may lead to dependency on medications with unpleasant side effects.

But there is a new advanced treatment option that can offer real, lasting relief from chronic pain: shockwave therapy. Shockwave therapy is a non-invasive medical treatment that uses acoustic waves to stimulate the body’s natural healing processes.

What is Shockwave Therapy?

Shockwave Therapy is an impressive new treatment option for a variety of musculoskeletal conditions. It combines physical therapy and specialized sound waves to reach the depths of muscles or tendons, providing targeted therapeutic benefits.

Using this non-invasive form of therapy, practitioners can deliver rapid relief right where it’s needed without resorting to surgery or invasive treatments. The focused sound waves activate the body’s natural healing process and can also help reduce inflammation, allowing you to resume normal activity much faster than with traditional treatments.

In addition to its convenience and low-risk profile, Shockwave Therapy has been proven in numerous studies to be remarkably effective for relieving pain caused by injury and chronic diseases like plantar fasciitis that otherwise have few treatment options.

How does shockwave therapy work?

Shockwave therapy works by delivering sound waves to the affected area in a series of short pulses. It is a revolutionary medical procedure that is gaining traction as an effective treatment for chronic neck pain, back pain, joint pain, nerve pain, knee pain, shoulder pain, and more.

This minimally-invasive, non-surgical treatment has shown great success in managing musculoskeletal conditions such as plantar fasciitis, tendonitis, and shoulder bursitis. The way shockwave therapy works is by using sound waves in order to stimulate soft tissue regeneration.

This process of stress response and release helps to promote healing by encouraging the body’s natural healing mechanisms while combating muscle spasms and increasing blood circulation to the area.

While it can be slightly uncomfortable during the treatment itself, most patients report quick relief with long-lasting results – making shockwave therapy a more cost-effective option than surgery or medication.

Which conditions Shockwave Therapy can help?

Shockwave Therapy has been used to treat a wide range of musculoskeletal conditions, including:

  • Plantar fasciitis
  • Tennis elbow
  • Achilles tendinopathy
  • Golfer’s elbow
  • Patellar tendinopathy
  • Trigger

Principles of shockwave therapy:

The principles of shockwave therapy are the same for all musculoskeletal conditions:

  • Shockwaves stimulate and accelerate natural healing mechanisms.
  • Shockwaves are used to reduce pain, inflammation, and scar tissue formation.
  • The use of short pulses allows practitioners to target specific areas with greater precision than traditional treatments.
  • These forms of treatment are non-invasive, fast, and effective.
  • Increase energy pressure to the affected area, increasing blood flow and nutrient delivery, allowing for faster healing.

Risks of Shockwave Therapy

Shockwave Therapy is generally a safe and effective treatment option. However, as with any medical procedure, there are some risks associated with the treatment:

  • Skin irritation
  • Swelling
  • Pain at the site of application
  • Bruising
  • Bleeding

It is important to speak to your doctor before undergoing Shockwave Therapy so they can assess any potential risk factors.

Conclusion:

Shockwave Therapy is an advanced medical treatment that has been shown to be effective in treating musculoskeletal conditions such as plantar fasciitis and tendonitis. It works by delivering sound waves to the affected area in a series of short pulses, stimulating soft tissue regeneration and encouraging natural healing mechanisms.

Here at Proremedy, we offer professional Shockwave Therapy treatments that are tailored to the individual needs of our patients. Our experienced practitioners and state-of-the-art equipment ensure that each session is as effective and safe as possible. If you have a range of conditions, contact us today to find out how Shockwave Therapy could work for you.

Picture of Physiotherapist Arpan Hundal

Physiotherapist Arpan Hundal

Arpan has been practicing as a physiotherapist since 2010, starting her career in a trauma center in India where she worked with post-traumatic and post-operative cases. She moved to Canada and continued her independent practice, specializing in musculoskeletal, orthopaedic issues, sports injuries, and pelvic health physiotherapy. She has experience dealing with MVA and WSIB clients and has been working in the Mississauga community since 2015.

Picture of Physiotherapist Arpan Hundal

Physiotherapist Arpan Hundal

Arpan has been practicing as a physiotherapist since 2010, starting her career in a trauma center in India where she worked with post-traumatic and post-operative cases. She moved to Canada and continued her independent practice, specializing in musculoskeletal, orthopaedic issues, sports injuries, and pelvic health physiotherapy. She has experience dealing with MVA and WSIB clients and has been working in the Mississauga community since 2015.

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