Radial Pressure Wave (Shockwave) Therapy

If you suffer from foot and lower limb pain, you know how frustrating it can be to find effective treatment. Whether it’s Plantar Fasciitis, Achilles Tendinitis, ITB Syndrome or Hip Bursitis, traditional therapies like rest, ice, shoe inserts and physical therapy may not always provide the relief you need. That’s where Radial Pressure Wave therapy comes in.

Radial Pressure Wave therapy is a non-invasive treatment that uses high-energy waves to stimulate healing in damaged tissue. It works by generating pressure waves that travel through the skin and soft tissue to the affected area, promoting blood flow, reducing inflammation and inducing a tissue healing/pain reducing response. This can help speed up the healing process and reduce pain very quickly.

One of the great things about Radial Pressure Wave Therapy is that it is relatively quick and painless. A typical session takes only 10-15 minutes with little to no downtime, so you can return to your normal activities right away.

While Radial Pressure Wave therapy is not a cure-all, it is a very effective tool when used in combination with strengthening exercises and other modalities like Therapeutic Laser.  It has been shown to be particularly helpful in treating plantar fasciitis, a common condition that causes pain in the heel or bottom of the foot. It may also be useful in treating Achilles tendinitis, shin splints, and other soft tissue injuries like Hip Bursitis with scientific research yielding success rates of around 80-85%.

At Fix Podiatry we pride ourselves of staying at forefront of the latest treatments, clinical perspectives and therapies.  We believe our patients deserve the best possible treatments available which is why we have been using the top-of-the-line Radial Pressure Wave (aka Radial Shockwave) Therapy machine for the past year and delivering great results and patient satisfaction.

If you’re interested in learning more about Radial Shockwave therapy or think it may be a good option for your foot or lower limb pain, talk to us at Fix Podiatry. We can help you determine if this treatment is right for you and provide more information on what to expect. With the help of radial shockwave therapy, you may be able to find the relief you need to get back on your feet and enjoy your favourite activities again.

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