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    Shockwave Treatments and Indications

    Shockwave Therapy for Plantar Fasciitis, Tendonitis, Back Pain, and More

    One of the most frequently asked questions we get is what shockwave therapy treats.

    Our answer is usually a lot longer than the querier expects because shockwave therapy is effective for a wide variety of treatable conditions.

    Just how effective is it? We’ve got the answer.

    The World’s Most Effective Shockwave Treatment

    Through double-blind, randomized control studies, we have calculated the effectiveness of shockwave therapy for several treatable conditions.

    • 84% improvement in shockwave therapy for plantar fasciitis
    • 91% improvement for calcific tendonitis of the shoulder
    • 77% improvement for tennis elbow (lateral epicondylitis)
    • 76% improvement for Achilles tendinopathy
    • 80% improvement for radial and ulnar humeral epicondylitis
    • 74% improvement for patellar tendonitis (jumper’s knee)/achillodynia
    • 80% improvement for myofascial trigger points
    • 90% improvement for acupuncture shockwave therapy

    Most Common Shockwave Therapy Indications

    • Plantar Fasciitis Treatment
    • Patellar Tendonitis (Jumper’s Knee)
    • Trigger Points: Periarticular Shoulder Pain
    • Metatarsalgia (Pain in the Ball of Your Foot)
    • Trigger Points: Calf Muscle Shortening
    • Tibial Stress Syndrome (Shin Splints)
    • Achilles Tendinopathy
    • Calcific Tendonitis
    • Treatment of tendinopathies (tendon injuries)
    • Shockwave therapy for back pain
    • Hamstring pain
    • Myofascial trigger points (general)
    • Bursitis
    • Hallux rigidus (stiff big toe)
    • Non-healing ulcers
    • Tendonitis (general)
    • Scar tissue
    • Calcific rotator cuff tendonitis
    • Frozen shoulder (adhesive capsulitis)
    • Trigger point therapy (should this be on here twice - isn’t this the same as myofascial trigger points?)
    • Non-unions (broken bones that fail to heal)
    • Shoulder pain
    • Tennis elbow (lateral epicondylitis)
    • Heel spur
    • Stress fractures
    • Enhancement of bone healing
    • Muscle and connective tissue activation with V-ACTOR®

    Don’t see a condition on here and wondering if shockwave therapy could treat it? Ask us! We can answer your shockwave treatment questions.

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