RADIAL SHOCKWAVE THERAPY
What is it?
An acoustic wave which carries high energy to painful areas and myo-skeletal tissues with subacute, sub chronic and chronic conditions. This treatment promotes the regeneration and repair of bones, tendons and other soft tissue.
Does it hurt?
There may be slight discomfort during the treatment. The level of discomfort will be relative to the pain the patient is already experiencing in that area.
How long does it take?
The RST itself only takes 5 minutes but it is booked as a 40 minute appointment so that the practitioner can discuss your history as well as details of the current issue. In some cases, the appointment may also include soft tissue therapy to relieve muscle tension around the area of concern.
How soon will I feel results?
In most cases patients will experience immediate relief however there may be some tenderness for 2-4 hours post treatment.