Shockwave - Radial Pressure Wave (RPW) Therapy
RPW are acoustic waves that generate oscillations in the tissue. Radial wave therapy helps reduce muscle pain and activate connective tissue, temporarily aid in the increase of blood flow, and help in the treatment of tendonitis in hips and shoulders.
What are the benefits of RPW?
Short Treatment Time
Treat Large Areas
Non-invasive and no known significant adverse effects
Muscle massage with vibrating applicator
Results in a few minutes
Alternative to medication
What areas can RPW treat?
Achilles Tendon Pain
Plantar & Heel Pain
What does RPW feel like?
Patients may report feeling soreness and a thump-ing sensation when the treatment head passes overdysfunctional tissues. Patients report feeling verylittle discomfort when it actively travels over healthytissue. The level of discomfort depends on the areabeing treated, the settings on the device, and theacuity of the condition. Minor post-treatment sore-ness around the involved area is not uncommon.
How long do treatments last?
About 10 minutes.
How many treatments will I need?
Generally 4-6 treatments, potentially 8
What do patients say?
“How is this even possible after only one treatment,I cant believe how good I feel and how much motionI have. I have been in therapy for months, had in-jections, been on medication for pain and now I feelgreat with one treatment of thismachine. Why doesn’t everyone have this inthe clinic?”
Cervical spine degeneration
“I canceled the MRI and the surgical consult and mypain level is almost non existent, this thing has beenamazing. I am 90% back to work already.”
Low back injury