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Shock wave therapy is a multidisciplinary device used in orthopaedics, physiotherapy, sports medicine, urology and veterinary medicine. Its main assets are fast pain relief and mobility restoration. Together with being a non-surgical therapy with no need for painkillers makes it an ideal therapy to speed up recovery and cure various indications causing acute or chronic pain.
Shock wave is an acoustic wave which carries high energy to painful spots and myoskeletal tissues with sub acute, sub chronic and chronic conditions. The energy promotes regeneration and reparative processes of the bones, tendons and other soft tissues.
Shock wave therapy is a non-invasive treatment. The application is simple and easy. Initiate therapy in 3 steps:
The area to be treated is located using palpation in order to deliver the therapy precisely.
Sufficient amount of gel is applied to the area located in step 1. Use of gel is necessary to transfer the acoustic waves efficiently and smoothly.
In summary, it is recommended the shock wave therapy for joint pain can not to use alone, it is best to be treated by a professional doctor.