Platinum Physio are proud to introduce a new a new innovation called Extracorporeal Shockwave Therapy (ECST) which we are currently utilising here at Platinum Physio Windsor.
What can Shockwave Therapy treat?
- Plantar Fasciitis/heel spur
- Achilles Tendinopathy
- Tennis/golfers elbow
- Gluteal tendinopathy and Trochanteric bursitis
- Patella Tendinopathy
- Rotator cuff/shoulder disorders
- Shin splints
- Osgood Schlatter Disease/Severs Disease
Who can use Shockwave Therapy?
Shockwave Therapy provides treatments to patients suffering from a range of chronic conditions (greater than 3 months) as mentioned above that are notoriously difficult to resolve.The treatment has been present in elite sporting clubs since the late 90’s and is now starting to make its way through general Physiotherapy practice.
What is Shockwave Thearpy?
Shockwave Therapy causes a release of substance P from the terminal vesicles of the nerves which cause an immediate decrease in pain and causes vasodilation (increase blood flow) which promotes tissue remodelling. There are a number of clinical trials that support the use of shockwave.
What are the Benefits of Shockwave Therapy?
The benefits of Shockwave Therapy include
- The process is non-invasive
- No medication is required
- Quick results: Only 3-4 sessions are required
- An average success rate of 80%
If you would like to make an appointment to see one of our physiotherapists for Shockwave treatment, please call the clinic on 8554 0111.