Now Offering Shockwave Therapy in Bowmanville
Great News! We are now offering Shockwave Therapy to our clients. You may have heard about it or have been told by your doctor that your require shockwave therapy. We offer it as part of your physiotherapy treatment. Meaning that you can continue to use your extended health benefits to cover the cost of the treatments. Look for the booking options that include + Shockwave.
Understanding Shockwave Therapy
Shockwave therapy involves the use of acoustic waves to treat various musculoskeletal conditions and chronic pain. This non-invasive procedure delivers high-energy pulses to targeted areas of the body, stimulating the body’s natural healing processes. Originally developed to disintegrate kidney stones, the technology has been adapted to address a myriad of orthopedic and rehabilitation concerns.
The Benefits for Patients
- Pain Reduction: Research indicates that shockwave therapy can significantly alleviate pain associated with conditions like plantar fasciitis, tendonitis, and even chronic joint pain. A study published in the Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research found that shockwave therapy effectively reduced pain and improved function in patients with shoulder tendinopathy.
- Enhanced Healing: By promoting blood circulation and stimulating the formation of new blood vessels (angiogenesis), shockwave therapy accelerates the body’s natural healing processes. This leads to faster tissue repair and regeneration, enabling quicker recovery from injuries.
- Non-Invasive Alternative: Compared to surgical interventions, shockwave therapy is non-invasive, reducing the risks and complications often associated with invasive procedures. It offers a safer and more accessible option for patients seeking relief from chronic pain and injuries.
- Minimal Downtime: With minimal side effects and no downtime required post-treatment, patients can resume their daily activities almost immediately after a session. This convenience makes shockwave therapy a practical choice for individuals with busy lifestyles.
Our Commitment to Excellence
At Hands in Motion, our priority is delivering the highest quality care to our patients. In terms of modalities, Shockwave Therapy has more research backed evidence to support it’s use than any other physiotherapy modality we are able to provide. With its remarkable benefits in pain reduction, accelerated healing, and minimal invasiveness, shockwave therapy is poised to revolutionize how we approach musculoskeletal health. We’re dedicated to personalized treatment plans, ensuring that each patient receives tailored care to address their specific needs and conditions.
If you’re seeking a non-invasive solution to chronic pain or injuries, our team at Hands in Motion is ready to guide you through the potential benefits of shockwave therapy. Contact us to learn more about how this groundbreaking technology can help you reclaim a pain-free, active lifestyle.
You can also book online for a Shockwave appointment. Just make sure the appointment says + Shockwave 🙂
- Wang CJ, et al. (2018). Shockwave therapy in patients with rotator cuff tendinopathy: a systematic review and meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials. Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research. https://doi.org/10.1186/s13018-018-0911-7
- Rompe JD, et al. (2015). Eccentric loading, shock-wave treatment, or a wait-and-see policy for tendinopathy of the main body of tendo Achillis: a randomized controlled trial. The American Journal of Sports Medicine. https://doi.org/10.1177/0363546514562767
- Speed C. (2014). A systematic review of shockwave therapies in soft tissue conditions: focusing on the evidence. British Journal of Sports Medicine. https://doi.org/10.1136/bjsports-2013-092896
- Wang CJ, et al. (2017). Comparative Effectiveness of Focused Shock Wave Therapy of Different Intensity Levels and Radial Shock Wave Therapy for Treating Plantar Fasciitis: A Systematic Review and Network Meta-analysis. Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.apmr.2017.04.010
- Notarnicola A, et al. (2014). The biological effects of extracorporeal shock wave therapy (ESWT) on tendon tissue. Muscles, Ligaments and Tendons Journal. https://doi.org/10.32098/mltj.01.2014.01