Shockwave therapy, or Extracorporeal Shockwave Therapy (ESWT) is a non-invasive treatment used to help heal soft tissues and reduce pain associated with soft tissue injuries.
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How does shockwave therapy work?
Some of the common injuries that shockwave therapy can be used for include:
Lateral hip pain
Plantar fascia problems
The benefits of shockwave therapy
- Fast and effective pain relief
- Non-surgical solution
- No risk of infection
- No medication required
- No pain relief needed during sessions
How safe is shockwave therapy?
Shockwave therapy is known to be an extremely safe practice, with no known serious side-effects, although there is potential for less serious side-effects such as redness, tingling and aching. Our initial assessment will identify whether you are a good candidate for shockwave therapy based on your medical history and condition.
Although this method is recommended for a whole host of different injuries and conditions, we do not advise that you use this if:
- You are pregnant
- You have any circulation or nerve disorders
- You are using blood-thinning medication
- You have any severe circulatory disorders
Are you looking for shockwave therapy in Essex or East London?
If you’re looking for shockwave therapy in the Essex or East London areas, the Lewin Sports Injury Clinic can help you. Our expert therapists are on hand to answer any questions you may have, and you’re welcome to come to our clinic for a consultation. To make an enquiry, click here or give us a call on 020 8070 7777.