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What is Shockwave?

Shockwave therapy is a treatment which encourages healing in tendons, ligaments, and the connective tissue of the body. It has been used widely in the manual therapy and sporting communities. Shockwave uses sound pulses to stimulate poorly healing tissues, encouraging blood flow and promoting the natural healing processes of the body.

Shockwave therapy is recommended for the treatment of longer-term conditions which have not responded to other forms of treatment. The therapy has been well studied and is a safe, effective and non-invasive treatment option for conditions which have been deemed appropriate by the National Institute for Clinical Excellence.

What can Shockwave therapy help?

There is good evidence that the majority of patients who present with these conditions, benefit greatly from shockwave therapy:

  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Achilles Tendonitis
  • Golfers & Tennis Elbow
  • Frozen Shoulder
  • Shoulder Impingement
  • Knee Pain
  • Lateral Hip Pain
  • Shin Splints

There are a range of other conditions shockwave therapy can treat including: carpal tunnel syndrome, Dupuytren’s contracture and trigger finger.  

If you would like further information please email, book online or call 01952 242596

About Us...

Shropshire Shockwave is based at the Centre for Positive Health in Wellington, Telford. The Shockwave clinic is run by a chiropractor who has specific training with shockwave therapy and expertise in treating a variety of conditions which may not have responded to previous treatment methods.