Our clinic is one of the few clinics in the area to provide this service.
Radial Shock Wave Therapy (RPW) is a form of shockwave therapy which has been shown to be highly effective in treating chronic conditions such as Plantar Fasciitis, Achilles Tendinopathy and Chronic Low back Pain. Research has shown that shockwave therapy can improve such conditions by 70-85% and is known to be a safe non-invasive form of treatment and shown to have no serious side effects of complications.
We use the Chattanooga Intel RPW, which is the latest and most advanced machine on the market.
What is Shockwave Therapy?
The term shockwave refers to high energy sound waves which accelerate the healing process by stimulating the metabolism and improving the blood circulation. Damaged tissue regenerates and eventually heals.
How does it work?
Shockwave Therapy works by delivering compressed air though the hand piece and causing acoustic energy to be transmitted into the underlying tissue, resulting in;