Conditions like tennis elbow, shoulder tendinopathies or back pain can be troublesome and long lasting. With Shockwave patients usually feel a reduction in pain after the very first session.
Shockwave therapy, alongside an exercise programme, will ensure a quicker recovery from injury and has produced excellent clinical results for muscle pain in the hip, knee, shoulder or neck.
Each treatment session takes 5 or 10 minutes and most conditions require 3 to 5 sessions, depending on the tissue response.
Shockwave is a well-developed, safe and highly effective treatment for musculoskeletal disorders
The shockwaves produce high energy sound waves into painful areas of the body such as tendons, ligaments, muscles and bone.
The shockwave therapy helps to eliminate pain and restore mobility regardless of whether individuals are keen amateurs or elite sports player
Treatment can be effective for:
Tennis and golfer’s elbows
Trigger point issues
Shockwave treatment can be offered at Bury Physio as part of normal treatment or as part of a package with a gym programme. Research has found that using shockwave in conjunction with a supervised rehabilitation gym programme can produce the best outcomes.