Radial Extracorporeal Shockwave Therapy (r-ESWT)


Pain Therapy with Pressure Waves in Tonbridge.

Radial Extracorporeal Shockwave Therapy (r-ESWT) in Tonbridge

Pain Therapy with Pressure Waves

Radial Extracorporeal Shockwave Therapy (r-ESWT) is an evidence-based treatment that involves passing high energy pressure waves into damaged tissues to increase blood flow and stimulate repair whilst reducing pain and allowing your body to restart its own natural healing process.

What are Radial Shockwaves?

Shockwave therapy has been used since the 1980’s for the non-surgical treatment of kidney stones, fast forward 40 years and its now used to treat many areas of the body. Radial shockwaves are low energy pressure waves that are delivered into damaged tissues such as tendons and muscle, this increases blood flow, has an analgesic effect and stimulates the body’s natural repair and regeneration processes

Who uses Shockwave Therapy?

This treatment is widely used in physiotherapy, podiatry, osteopathy, sports medicine and orthopaedics to provide fast pain relief and increased mobility. Shockwave Therapy is clinically proven, recognised by the top orthopaedic hospitals and used by high-profile professional sports bodies.

Is Shockwave Therapy Safe?

Shockwave therapy is very safe, it has NICE guidance for many indications and is used within the NHS. Shockwave Therapy performed by qualified therapists is largely risk-free.

Pricing

20 – 30 minute session £50

How can Shockwave Therapy help me?

Plantar Fasciitis, Myofascial Pain and Chronic Tendinopathies such as: Achilles, Patellar (Knee), Gluteal, Adductors, Proximal Hamstring, Tennis/Golfers Elbow, Distal Biceps, Calcific Tendinopathy.

How successful is the treatment?

After only 2-3 sessions, many patients report complete pain relief or significant pain reduction. The therapy eliminates pain or restores mobility, thus improving your quality of life. In chronic conditions alone, an overall success rate ranges from 60-80% when other therapeutic treatments have been unsuccessful.

Is Shockwave Therapy painful?

You may experience some discomfort during treatment but the pain should be tolerable. Energy levels can be adjusted accordingly. Due to the analgesic effect of Shockwave Therapy many patients report immediate pain relief following treatment.

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