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Shockwave Therapy

Shockwave Therapy is a non invasive, non surgical, drug free procedure for the treatment of tissue injuries, pain and bony conditions. A shockwave is an acoustic energy wave which is used to direct energy to the problem area via a hand held device.

The waves break down scar tissue and stimulate an inflammatory response - this increases blood flow and cell regeneration speeding up recovery and reducing pain.

Shockwave is an ideal therapy to speed up recovery for a number of injuries and conditions, including:

  • Plantar Fasciitis

  • Tennis and Golfer's Elbow

  • Achilles Tendinopathy

  • Hamstring Tendinopathy

  • Patella Tendinopathy

  • Shin Splints

  • Calcification of the Shoulder

  • Lower Back Pain

  • Tendonitis of the Rotator Cuff Muscles

  • Stress Fractures

  • Frozen Shoulder

  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

  • Rheumatoid Arthritis

Shockwave Therapy is covered by many private health insurers, recognised by the top orthopaedic hospitals and used by professional sports bodies such as the English Institute of Sport.

You do not need an NHS referral and there is no waiting list at present.

Shockwave Therapy has been proven as a safe and effective treatment following extensive clinical use and the National Institute of Clinical Excellence (NICE) has published full guidance here.