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.

About shockwave:

  • 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:
  • Achilles tendinopathy
  • Plantar fasciitis
  • Tennis and golfer’s elbows
  • Trigger point issues
  • Patella tendinopathy
  • Shoulder tendinopathies

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.

For more information, call Bury Physiotherapy Clinic on 01284 748200, email or visit their website

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