Shock wave therapy (SWT) also known as Acoustic wave therapy has emerged as a promising alternative to surgical intervention for the treatment of musculoskeletal issues such as shoulder, knee, and low back pain. This non-invasive treatment involves the use of high-frequency sound waves to promote healing in injured tissues. It has been effective in reducing pain and improving mobility in patients, making it a popular choice in Europe, with professional athletic teams and chiropractic offices.
In chiropractic offices, SWT is commonly used to complement other treatment methods, such as spinal adjustments and soft tissue mobilization. Our office utilizes SWT as part of our decompression treatment protocol for helping patients with disc-related issues. In addition, SWT has been incorporated into our knee rejuvenation program, which is a non-invasive course of treatment to help our patients who are suffering from knee pain.
Shock wave therapy is particularly effective in treating chronic pain conditions, such as plantar fasciitis, Achilles tendinopathy, and tennis elbow. SWT works by stimulating the production of new blood vessels and promoting the growth of healthy tissues, which can help to reduce pain and improve overall function. Stem cell production in the area that is treated with SWT has been documented.
In Europe, SWT has been widely used as a primary treatment for musculoskeletal injuries. It is offered by trained physiotherapists and medical professionals and has been shown to be effective in treating various conditions, including low back pain and osteoarthritis. Additionally, professional athletic teams have also incorporated SWT into their treatment protocols, as it allows athletes to quickly recover from injuries without undergoing surgery.
In conclusion, shock wave therapy is a non-invasive and effective treatment for musculoskeletal issues such as shoulder, knee, and low back pain. It is a popular choice in Europe, with professional athletic teams and chiropractic offices. If you are experiencing chronic pain or have a musculoskeletal injury, SWT may be worth considering as a potential treatment option.
If you would like more information about this advanced treatment procedure, please give our office a call at 412-981-2195 or visit our website: https://www.cenkihsc.com